Category Archives: Health and Well-being

Isolation and Loneliness as brought on by the Government

A touch-stone of the DWP and recent governments (local as well as national) is the concept of “digital by default“.  All that paper, all those trees saved!  And near-enough instantaneous communication too. But, for whose benefit?  Certainly not the now-privatised … Continue reading

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TV Debate and Absence of PM

There is much that is and has been said, and Party-partisan dismissed, about Cameron’s stance that he will submit himself to only one TV debate. To date, however, no-one has offered what amounts to a rational explanation for this purported … Continue reading

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The Ageing Crisis – The Disingenuousness of Government

It cannot have escaped the notice of anyone interested in or involved with the “later life agenda” that government – and the Department for Work and Pensions and the Department of Health in particular – is bleating about the financial … Continue reading

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Digital By Default, or …..

….. Digital in Default? Government departments, and the DWP in particular, are attempting to move everyone associated with their departments on to computer-based communications.  All of this regardless of whether individuals have computers or, much more to the point, know … Continue reading

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National Health Service – or, National Wealth Service?

   (Article from Forum member, Ivor Timson – published here, with thanks, by his permission.  Ivor did not offer a title for his article.  The title, therefore, is the sole responsibility of the site Administrator and blame attaches to him … Continue reading

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