In the latest instalment of our What a Way to Make a Living series, rs21 member discusses their experience of working in care and how wider changes to the care sector have affected the pay, conditions and experience of care workers over time.
Beyond the headline-grabbing kiss of the Tories' latest scandal is a series of personal relationships which the former Health Secretary turned into lucrative professional appointments and government partnerships. Gus Woody writes that this type of corruption is isn't going anywhere while the Tory party remains in power.
The Tories' new proposed health reforms grab more power for ministers – but that doesn't mean an end to health privatisation.
The government's right-wing reform of public services continues apace – and NGOs and charities are being used as cover.
Whereas the first wave of Covid-19 was an occasion for government-sponsored jingoism, the second wave is seeing health workers abandoned and left to manage the unmanageable.