Skip to main content

Posts

Showing posts from February 17, 2017

Share

The Tory genocide against Labour voters

A damning report warns cuts to health and social care budgets were “possibly” to blame for the “unprecedented” 30,000 extra deaths in England and Wales and they are all in strong Labour held areas. 

The Tories are accused of wilfully ignoring the devastating social care crisis that is gripping Britain with catastrophic effects. A major study by academics warns cuts to health and social care budgets were “possibly” to blame for the “unprecedented” 30,000 extra deaths in England and Wales. The 2015 figures mark the largest increase in “excess deaths” for almost 50 years. The total was largely made up of OAPs, who rely most on health and social care, the report finds. It is the first time a direct link has been drawn between cuts and a surge in deaths - and the rise could continue without “urgent intervention”, experts fear. Missed NHS targets including ambulance call-out times and A&E delays were among factors, according to the study published in the Journal of the Royal Society of…

Disqus for Ste Matthew Murray

Disqus