On the day the report into the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme in Northern Ireland is published, Stephen Bradley reviews a compelling account of events.
STEPHEN BRADLEY: Calls for mental health first aid are well-intentioned, but politicians should seek more evidence before making it compulsory.
STEPHEN BRADLEY: A new direction for Labour’s traditional Northern Irish allies the SDLP suggests Labour should consider fighting elections in the region again.
STEPHEN BRADLEY AND MARTIN EDOBOR: Labour must stand up for patients by protecting them against faulty medical technology.
STEPHEN BRADLEY: Experience suggests that careful evaluation is prudent before promoting specific technologies in the health service, but there is much to gain from empowering staff and patients with functioning computer systems that work and that can communicate with each other.
STEPHEN BRADLEY: The NHS’s achievements have been immense but after 70 years we need a health policy that is both more realistic and more radical.