They asked for our opinion on the NHS. And then they didn’t listen | Ann Robinson The Department of Health held a public consultation on the health service, and the response crashed the site. But despite polite assurances, there is no real shift on key concerns.
The government has published its NHS mandate with the accompanying consultation response. You may remember this consultation process. It was the invitation to participate that got lost in the post.
Campaigning groups 38 degrees and OurNHS highlighted the fact that the deadline for the public to comment on the proposed mandate was fast approaching but no one seemed to know about it. Then, I wrote a piece for the Guardian and you shared, commented and crashed theDepartment of Health (DH) website. There had been 900 responses before the piece, and by the close of play four days later the figure had reached nearly 130,000. Continue reading... The Guardian