Luke, a paramedic student who voted to leave the EU, tells us why he’d now vote Remain if he had the chance.
I voted to leave the EU, as I firmly believed the UK could do its own thing, I voted to take control of everything I thought we were losing, and at the time and could not comprehend why we had (what felt like at the time) a European Government above our own, that was strongly influencing our laws etc.Read more
The Labour party has produced an excellent video about the damage that has been brought to our NHS. After 7 years of Austerity, staff are leaving in droves, patients are at risk and we're in the worst winter crisis ever seen. Yet Labour has to come around to one thing: Brexit threatens NHS staffing, funding, efficiency and could well be the final nail in the coffin of our beloved health service. Labour can be the "Party of the NHS" or a party to Brexit, but it cannot be both.Read more
The UK has released a flurry of position papers over the last week and a trend is emerging. Each of these Brexit negotiation documents says that the EU is great for citizens, business, and human rights - so good in fact, the UK will try to copy and mimic all EU laws and regulations for a long time. So what has Brexit been all about? The only remaining freedom is to cut our own trade deals, is that what the country split itself in half over?Read more
New research shows 3000 elderly people will not be able to find a place in a care home by the end of next year. The report by property consultants, JLL, warns that this could rise to 70,000 within a decade.Read more
Let's talk: British democracy. The UK government at the moment has two mandates. It has a mandate for Brexit and it has a mandate for Austerity. Now here at Healthier IN, because we're really concerned about the NHS, we campaign about both those things. Video transcript continues below link to video
Millions of voters, on both sides during the EU referendum, voted in the hopes of saving the NHS. One year on, the NHS is deep in crisis. The NHS has a staffing crisis, a funding crisis and increasing impacts from cuts to other services like social care that multiply the number of people going to the NHS and the length of time they stay in healthcare. We should be outraged, but we shouldn't be too surprised.Read more