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06/04/2011

Duration:
57 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 06 April 2011

Winifred Robinson talks to author Michael Mandelstam about his new book which accuses politicians and managers of adopting a completely wrong-headed approach to the NHS. It claims that the elderly are the greatest casualties of a misguided determination to see patients as consumers and the NHS as a business, rather than a caring service.

Tries to find out how you can save money on your Council Tax bills - and asks will a new online service aimed at people in fuel poverty really help them get better deals from their energy providers.

Chapters

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    With three retail chains going bust in the past week, we ask will there be a bloodbath on the high street as the effects of the recession and tax changes kick in?

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    It's Nintendo's fastest selling console ever but some players have complained the new device leaves them feeling sick and dizzy. Will this have any effect on sales?

  • Housing Panel

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