Years in the Making

The NHS crisis didn’t begin with Covid-19 — years of outsourcing, competitiveness reforms, and obsessions over ‘efficiency’ have decimated the public health service.

In an act of magnificent hubris, David Cameron recently argued that the ‘difficult decisions’ he took while in office had prepared Britain for a crisis like the coronavirus pandemic. According to the former prime minister, the economic support policies enacted by Boris Johnson’s government, such as the furlough scheme, were only possible ‘thanks’ to the […]

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