NHS

  • Audit to understand the baseline and inform an accountable workforce plan
  • Fast track newly graduated overseas doctors and other healthcare professions
  • Scrap layers of admin, paperwork, forms so clinicians can concentrate on treating patients
  • Give clinicians more autonomy and respect their professional responsibility
  • All private health care providers (including individual providers) to contribute a fixed proportion of their turnover (not profits) to the education/training of health care staff and professions
  • Look at partnership programmes on early intervention, education, lifestyle programmes to tackle the 3Ds – Diabetes (and obesity) Depression, Dementia
  • Shift to Prevention Services: Make national public health service the driving force behind prevention, with active inclusion in other departments’ policy output - e.g. taxing alcohol, highly processed food and sugary drinks, drug policy.
  • Make AI and digital innovations and integral tool of health provision ensuring that innovations and profits from data mining are shared with the NHS
  • Commission report into an NHS National Pharma Company focussing on generic medications
  • All profits from care and health sector to be taxed in UK and not off-shored
  • Retirement Volunteering Vouchers - 15 hours per week to work in community services and social care
  • Bring together a citizen’s assembly to help produce a solution to social care
  • Environmental audit of the NHS
  • Aim for zero emission hospitals and GP surgeries by 2030