Barry Kirby

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April 11, 2017 - 0 Comments

In my line of policy posts, (this is the second, so officially a line) I want to explore the future of the NHS.  I am the first to say that this is a hugely complex...

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April 29, 2014 - 0 Comments

I support the FBU in their drive to keep the fire fighter retirement age from rising.  I believe that there are few comparable jobs where the physical and psychological endurance is so unpredictable and going...

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November 2, 2013 - 0 Comments

Yesterday saw the start of Movember – where men, who are usually clean-shaven, grow a moustache to highlight men’s health issues, such as prostate cancer etc.  I have thought about doing it the past few years, but this...

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December 29, 2010 - 5 Comments

There is criticism being levelled at the government at the moment for not vaccinating the under 5’s for Flu, and potentially putting them at risk.  The argument is that this “cancellation” was done to save...

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November 28, 2010 - 0 Comments

It had to happen at some point, some government policy had to come out that I find I agree with! I am being a bit sarcastic as there is some stuff they are doing that...

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October 18, 2010 - 4 Comments

In the press today, there is the first man who has taken £200 from Project Prevention. A lot of people are saying this is a bad thing and a bribe. But When you consider just...

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October 4, 2010 - 5 Comments

Having heard the Governments rant about Health and Safety, and also been in the position when I have been frustrated at being told I can not do something because of Health and Safety, then I...

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