Posts tagged Social Care Act

The Royal College of Psychiatrists Clarifies its Position on The Health and Social Care Bill

The Royal College of Psychiatrists joins other health professional bodies in expressing grave concerns about the Health and Social Care Bill.
The statement, which was released on 1 February  2012, has received less attention but is noteworthy in that it reflect the views of a group looking after some of the most vulnerable in society.
“The College believes the Bill is fundamentally flawed and will not improve the health and

Statement by The RT Hon Lord Owen on the Eve of The Report Stage of The Health and Social Care Bill

Still Fatally Flawed – The Proposed NHS for England

The great majority of the bodies that speak for the health professions are now calling into question the fundamentals of the Health and Social Care Bill.  Ever since I published Fatally Flawed on my website[1] on 30 March 2011, I have been waiting and hoping that most of the Royal Colleges would realize that the Health and Social Care Bill …


Lord Owen Comments on Leaked Email to Daily Telegraph

Comment by Lord Owen on email obtained by the Daily Telegraph:

There are no secrets in the email that in part are quoted in the Daily Telegraph article below. It reflects my views on the Health and Social Care Bill that I have expressed consistently over many months.  I was sent an email, along with another Crossbencher, from Lord Beecham, part of the Labour front bench team in the House …