JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is cutting $146 million of spending from the budget, including tens of millions of dollars to public colleges and universities. 129 more words
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So it begins. If you are among America’s wealthiest, the first wave of Republican tax cuts is about to come your way, but at a terrible cost: You will receive an immediate, billion dollar windfall tax cut when millions lose their ACA health insurance – and for some, their health and their lives! 621 more words
Insolvencies among care home operators are at a record high and likely to continue without government action.
by Rebecca Chase-Chen
One afternoon in late November, as I was cleaning my classroom and preparing materials for the next day’s lessons, an email arrived. Unlike the colorful advertisements for classroom products and brief reminders about upcoming meetings, I immediately saw this email was different. 1,280 more words
Dr Helen Stokes-Lampard says government’s pledge to guarantee access to family doctors at weekends is unrealistic.
This article titled “Seven-day NHS plan puts weekday surgeries at risk, warns top GP” was written by Denis Campbell Health policy editor, for The Guardian on Sunday 1st January 2017 20.00 UTC… 918 more words
Of course this 7-Day NHS is unrealistic especially for GPs, as because of reduced funding my own GP practice, although open for 5 weekdays it is in effect only open for 4 days in total, as on Tuesdays and Thursday the practice closes at 12 noon. There are already insufficient GPs throughout the country and some areas are worse than others. So, in effect, it is both lack of funding and insufficient trained GPs, while some are taking early retirement due to the pressures they are already experiencing.