Summer cooking made easy

The moment the sun comes out for more than a day, I turn in to a lazy sloth.  I was about to make that fantastic Jubilee pudding as a special treat for a gathering of friends.  but the sun came out – and instead, I decided to change thiso complicated recipe t an...

Who shot the messenger?

What’s happened to Gordon Messenger?  In 2021 General Sir Gordon Messenger was appointed to lead a review of leadership in the English NHS:  since then – your guess is as good as mine as to what has happened. Healthwatch recently commented “In...

The NHS in today’s Broken Britain

Getting back to normal – let’s keep ‘new’ NHS care After Sajid Javid’s laest “Rally the Troops” speech to the NHS, I MUST remember to re-double my efforts to tell those still working in the NHS I REALLY, REALLY APPRECIATE YOU!...

NHS should take note of ASCO comments

World hears importance of Exercise for cancer survivors But will the NHS take note as it was singled out for comment? Held every year in the States, the ASCO conference is the biggest and most important get-together of the world’s cancer specialists Last year...

Jeremy Hunt

Six years as Minister and what did he have to show for it? Jeremy Hunt was Secretary for Health from 2012 to 2018, probably one of the most elusive Health Secretaries ever.  Finally he challenged Bojo for the PM ship, but lost out.  However,  with his new book just...