29/5/15 I was sent some information about the NHS from Christine @ 38degrees Dewsbury 

Capita have been given £400 m contract for management of medical notes, prescription payments and admin support to GPs. As Clive Peedell comments, the new structure of the NHS created by government is now needing a whole new layer of administration to support it and taking money away from patient care.

The Treasury is planning £200 m cut in public health budgets given to local authorities which is regarded as “non-NHS funding” and therefore not ring fenced. Public health docs expect services for children under 5 years, obesity, sexual health and drug treatment programmes to be hit.  

I found this excellent article
http://www.nuffieldtrust.org.uk/blog/%C2%A3200m-cuts-public-health-situation-getting-serious

One was a PDF from the BMJ about the effects of climate change. I searched and found this..

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22530135.100-nhs-gamechangers-the-rising-threat-of-climate-change.html#.VZEC8xNViko

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