Is there a cure?

The cause and cure for the polypharmacy – £80bnpa account black hole in the health budget. 1 In England, more than 1 bn monthly prescriptions are now written annually , showing that 1 in 3 (20 million)  are taking 3 or more medications to counteract the side effects of one drug on the other. This is called ‘polypharmacy’, and the resulting adverse drug reactions hospitalise millions and kills thousands annually,…

Lets talk Money, £60bn vs £17bn?!

What government funding is assured for health and social care in England until 2030? Under the NHS long term plan announced in Jan 2019, the government has assured increased public funding for health and social care at 3.5% pa real until 2030, as shown in table 1. Table 1 Health and Social care budgets 2013-2030 Year Health £bnpa Social care £bnpa Health and social…

Create a Better Mental Health Service

CASPOTT supporters are calling on local government to create a better mental health service. CASPOTT are calling on local government and empowering bodies that control our clinical system, to enable doctors to prescribe social interventions and talking therapies as easily as drugs, and the therapists will be paid for providing it as easily as pharmacists…