Tag Archives: Health

Draconian Rules Restrict Reporting From Clinical Commissioning Group Meetings

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group is to meet in Cambridge’s Masonic Lodge (pictured) on Tuesday the 7th of January 2014 (Meeting papers) It appears to me that certainly filming, and probably also tweeting, taking notes on a laptop, or even possessing a mobile phone in a Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) meeting [...]

Debate on Future of the NHS to be Held in Cambridge

Cambridge City Councillor George Owers (centre) has secured a local debate on the future of the NHS. Health Minister Andrew Lansley (left) and Julian Huppert (right) will be invited. A major debate on the future of the NHS, at which Cambridge’s MPs Health Secretary Andrew Lansley, and Liberal Democrat MP Julian Huppert are to be [...]

Julian Huppert on Homeopathy

The NHS in the UK spends huge amounts of public money on “homoeopathic” treatments. This is despite a report published earlier this year by the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee which concluded: That the NHS should cease funding homeopathy. Having been selected to ask a topical question on Health in the House of [...]

Asking Cambridge City Council To Routinely Release Results of Food Premises Inspections

I attended Cambridge City Council’s Community Services Scrutiny Committee on the 14th of January 2010. I used the fact the city council allows members of the public to speak at council meetings to ask the Executive Councillor for Community Development and Health, councillor Clare Blair, about how the council makes the results of its inspections [...]

Cambridgeshire PCT Board Fail to Grasp Opportunity to Improve Out Of Hours GP Service

On the 26th of August 2009 The Cambridgeshire NHS PCT Board met in Cambridge’s Masonic Lodge. I attended Cambridgeshire NHS Primary Care Trust’s board meeting on the 26th of August 2009. One of the major items of business was to approve a specification for the provision of out of hours GP (and emergency dental) services [...]