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A Dispatch From the Campaign Trail

In which The Author bumps into a friend

I was in Aberdare Library this afternoon when my friend Clive W. came in.

Clive isn’t so much an old friend as a relatively new friend. 823 more words


Row over all women shortlist for parliamentary candidate

What might Trollope have made of the row which is currently brewing in the Welsh constituency of Cynon Valley? The sitting Labour MP Ann Clwyd is to retire at the General Election and the Labour party is imposing on the local constituency party a requirement for an all women shortlist for her replacement. 202 more words

In defence of Ann Clwyd

I note the comments of Carwyn Jones, the Welsh Labour First Minister, in respect of Ann Clwyd. I also note the action of Labour members of the health committee in blocking Ms Clwyd from appearing before them. 854 more words

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#NHS : " Tales of Neglect Increase Under this Conservative Government"

#AceHealthNews says `Tales of Neglect on the NHS now amount to  3,000 as `MP Exposes Shocking Care of the Elderly’ `

  • Ann Clwyd was put in charge of investigation into NHS complaints after exposing the shocking care her husband received…
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We the Uncomplaining

Why don’t we complain? What’s the evidence from the Clywd-Hart report on NHS Hospital complaints, Healthwatch England, and other evidence on complaints telling us?

Why is it that we people find it so difficult to raise concerns about the services we’ve received in the health service? 595 more words

Hospital complaints review: name and shame trusts that do not comply

Last month Ann Clwyd MP published a review of NHS hospitals’ complaints systems with the subtitle Putting patients back in the picture”. You will remember that last year she described, in tears, on the floor of the House of Commons, the inhuman treatment her dying husband received in a Welsh hospital. 598 more words


A more discerning customer? Making the NHS everyone’s business

Guest blog by Gail Beer, Director of Operations, 2020health, on Ann Clwyd MP and Professor Tricia Hart’s review of the NHS Hospitals complaints system published today. 552 more words