Editor's Blog

Feb
12

Editorial Friday 12 February 2021: Waiting for the Bill means Big Speculation

It's been a fairly lively week. After publishing the text of the Health And Care White Paper [http://www.healthpolicyinsight.
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Feb
09

Editorial Monday 8 February 2021: The olden days

“And here I sit so patiently, waiting to find what price You have to pay to get out of going
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Feb
08

Editorial Friday 5 February 2021: Exclusive - Government's new Health White Paper draft text

Health Policy Insight has obtained the draft of the Government's White Paper on Health.  Its text is below: commentary on
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Feb
08

Editorial Thursday 27 February 2020: Matt Hancock speech to Nuffield Trust Summit

Rough text of Matt Hancock speech to Nuffield Trust Summit. Uncorrected. Will contain typos. Government’s vision for the NHS
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Nov
30

Editorial 30 November 2020: Cowper's Cut 138 - Pretty vacant (part two)

Owing to constraints of space and time, this material written for my weekly column for Health Service Journal [https://www.
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Nov
02

Editorial Thursday 27 June 2016: Heidi Alexander on the John McDonnell clandestine advisory group

There has been lively discussion on social media about HPI's recent stories about the McDonnell Policy review [http://www.healthpolicyinsight.
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Mar
30

Editorial Thursday 2 March 2017: The War On Reality, the end of the market and smoking dope on a burning platform

The War On Reality is nothing new. George Orwell previewed it in 1984 [”https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nineteen_Eighty-Four]
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Mar
20

Guest editorial Friday 20 March 2020: Stupid-19: the new global threat that doctors won’t tell you about

EDITOR'S NOTE: Occasionally, I get sent pieces good enough to be worth including here: this is one such. Enjoy. Stupid-19:
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Feb
28

Editorial Friday 28 February 2020: Weather and friction

I’m grateful to a friend for giving me the insight below into Dominic Cummings, the special advisor to Prime
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Dec
11

Editorial Wednesday 11 December 2019: At the eleventh hour and fifty-ninth minute, some Labour health policy

This is quite interesting. Labour's shadow health secretary Jonathan Ashworth has finally given Health Service Journal an interview about Labour
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