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    Developing Democracy Through Citizens’ Policy Forums

    Titus Alexander
    Convener, Democracy Matters

    A Parliament for Health could develop a model for “Citizens’ Policy Forums” to improve democratic government by strengthening public participation and connecting civil society with the political process in new ways, using interactive meetings, the internet and imaginative forms of active participation, round the issues people care about. They would be a form of practical political education, through which people learn how to contribute their experience and expertise about health to the policy-making process.

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  • From Our Practical Politics Blog

    How would a Parliament for Health work?

    The Francis Report shows the tragic consequences when patients and carers do not have a voice and are not heard. Improving systems, management and inspection is part of the answer. But this does not address the lack of democratic accountability and scrutiny in health matters. …

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  • From Our Practical Politics Blog

    We need a Parliament for Health

    We need to look at how our democracy deals with health issues in response to the Francis Report into the terrible failures of care at Mid-Staffordshire Hospital. This blog looks are why we need a ‘Parliament for Health’; the next blog looks at what it …

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