Still doing the system’s business

Twelve years ago I received a phone call. I was working for a national body responsible for investigating concerns about serious care failures. The caller suspected that people with learning disabi...

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184 and counting…

Achieving cultural change will take more than a list of initiatives. In his statement to parliament on Wednesday (9 March), the Secretary of State for Health remarked that there are two importan...

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Does the Lefroy Bill ring a bell?

It went unnoticed in most quarters, but today the Health and Social Care (Safety and Quality) Bill passed through parliament. This Private Member’s Bill was put forward by Jeremy Lefroy MP, whos...

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