Archive for May, 2010

We’ve had the election – now what is the future for health and social care?

Friday, May 28th, 2010

Which ever party got elected it was always clear that once the election was over there were going to be some tough decisions to make about public spending.

We are now waiting for the details of what the future holds but already there are worrying signs. My local Primary Care Trust has just announced a 20% reduction in the funding for mental health day services in the county. Will the axe fall evenly across all sectors or are some regarded as easier targets than others?