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Jul
07
Cowper’s Cut 330: Labour won: now what? Can the NHS be unbroken?

Cowper’s Cut 330: Labour won: now what? Can the NHS be unbroken?

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Jun
30
Cowper’s Cut 329: The 2024 General Election health policy debate - almost as good as England’s football

Cowper’s Cut 329: The 2024 General Election health policy debate - almost as good as England’s football

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Jun
23
Cowper’s Cut 328: Mentioning the whole money thing

Cowper’s Cut 328: Mentioning the whole money thing

How much spending on the NHS have the major parties committed to in their election manifestos?To help inform the
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Jun
18
Cowper’s Cut 327: Health and care manifestos reviewed; ConfedExpo - don’t mention money or politics!

Cowper’s Cut 327: Health and care manifestos reviewed; ConfedExpo - don’t mention money or politics!

Sorry for the late arrival of this issue of ‘Cut’: this was due to circumstances. Buckle in: here we go.
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Jun
09
Cowper’s Cut 326: D-Day (as in debate) offers little clarity

Cowper’s Cut 326: D-Day (as in debate) offers little clarity

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Jun
02
Cowper’s Cut 325: NHS England’s financial recovery plan, and other fictions

Cowper’s Cut 325: NHS England’s financial recovery plan, and other fictions

It’s been a long first full week of the 2024 General Election campaign. Both of the main Westminster parties
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May
26
Cowper’s Cut 324: Things Can Only Get Wetter

Cowper’s Cut 324: Things Can Only Get Wetter

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May
19
Cowper’s Cut 323: “Efficiency our motto, by which we proudly stand”

Cowper’s Cut 323: “Efficiency our motto, by which we proudly stand”

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May
12
Cowper’s Cut 322: Sugar tax for Streeting’s waffle

Cowper’s Cut 322: Sugar tax for Streeting’s waffle

Sugar tax for Streeting Workforce and winter under Labour: Wes Streeting on his plan for the NHS and ending the
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May
05
Cowper’s Cut 321: Not the end of NHS targets, nor of their support chassis

Cowper’s Cut 321: Not the end of NHS targets, nor of their support chassis

Health Service Journal’s editor Alastair McLellan was the man who, back in 2017, thought I could write a weekly
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