Articles by Kerrie Gilbert
Kerrie Gilbert is a member of Progress

We cannot afford to stand still on mental health services

Kerrie Gilbert  |  5 March 2015

When Norman Lamb is able to reach the conclusion that children’s mental health services ‘are not fit for purpose’ you know that it is time to wake up and smell the bacon. While it is encouraging to, finally, see dialogue about the future of our mental health services, it is astonishing it has taken politicians …

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A better deal for unpaid carers

Kerrie Gilbert  |  14 January 2015

When you are an unpaid carer life can become a bit of a balancing act. Your care responsibilities might mean that you are not able to work full time, or you might need to drop everything and rush home at a moment’s notice. Socialising can often take a back seat and things that we all …

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In conversation with … Rachel Reeves

Kerrie Gilbert  |  13 November 2014

Nobody can deny that Rachel Reeves knows her brief. With a background in financial services she is comfortable in the world of statistics that underpins the current discourse around welfare. This week, however, I began to fully appreciate how radical her vision for the welfare state is. When Stephen Bush cut to the chase and …

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