Health and healthcare news, with a critical eye on government policy and the big pharmaceutical (Big Pharma) and medical corporations.

Understanding Privatisation of the NHS through Foundation Trusts

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

Are Foundation hospitals in essence a cynical means to reduce costs for a bankrupt Government with no true motive to maintain high standards? Are they also a means of abdication of government responsibility, hence blaming the individual hospital and governing body, not the Government itself?

Who Owns Care Homes?

Sunday, July 14th, 2013

Lenin investigates the private interests that are operating UK care homes, often at the detriment of quality care.

A Child’s Take On Child Rights

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

13 year old Michael Jurj reminds us that children have rights too, and that the most vulnerable in our world are often being overlooked by those who can help.