Professor of Health Policy Professor Peter Bradshaw comments on a report that shows that nearly 90% of clinical commissioning groups fail to offer would-be-mothers the recommended three cycles of IVF treatment.
Professor of Health Policy Peter Bradshaw comments on NHS waiting times getting worse in West Yorkshire.
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Professor of Sociology and Social Policy and Director of the Centre for Citizenship, Conflict, Identity and Diversity, Professor Surya Monro, who has written extensively on issues surrounding Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual people. Here, she comments on health professionals in England being told to ask patients aged 16 or over about their sexual orientation, under new
Dr Kate Smith has published on the inequalities and injustices surrounding asylum and immigration policies and practices. Here, she comments on the survivors of torture winning a legal challenge against Home Office rules on asylum seeker detention in the UK.
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Professor of Health Policy Peter Bradshaw comments on the possibility of West Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Groups restricting surgery to people who smoke or are overweight.
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