Unavoidably small hospitals and equality of access to healthcare

On 24 March 2020 at 2.30pm, there was due to be a debate in Westminster Hall on “Unavoidably small hospitals and equality of access to healthcare”. The debate was to be led by Bob Seely MP. This debate did not take place, due to the passage of a motion on 19 March 2020 that “That there shall be no sittings in Westminster Hall with effect from Friday 20 March until the House otherwise orders”. …

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Nursing workforce shortage in England

There will be a debate in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 3 March at 9.30am on ‘Nursing workforce shortage in England’. The debate will be led by Mohammad Yasin MP. This debate pack provides some background information on these issues and brings together related news articles, press releases and parliamentary material…

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Tackling loneliness

The Government’s Loneliness Strategy was published in October 2018. It set out a wide variety of cross-departmental measures that the Government would take to provide ‘national leadership’ to tackle loneliness in England. As well as explaining the Strategy and the steps taken so far by the Government, this paper also looks at research into the causes and impact of loneliness and possible interventions. Finally, this briefing also briefly outlines the situation in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.…

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