BBC shoots itself in the foot!

This week the BBC sends me a threatening letter, telling me I am going to have to pay for my once-free TV Licence next year.  Today, another letter from the BBC enclosing a) my free licence up to 31st May 2020, and b) more threats.  If they are so hard-up,...

Persevere with the NHS

The NHS is funded by us – that’s every UK taxpayer It is NOT free – my calculations on the back of an envelope work out that the average tax payer contributes between £3,000 –  £4,500 per person per year to fund this;  this also helps to pay...

How to re-book a cancelled appointment

NHS blames us for appointments’ debacle If you see a notice like this on the Outpatients wall, take it with a pound of salt and cynicism. This is all part of the NHS culture; often far from the truth.  Recently I was part of an NHS committee; it was fairly high...

Lung Cancer

ASCO REPORT I have reason to be very grateful to this body;  in typical American fashion they were very generous with providing information when I suspected I had developed Neuropathy as a side effect of cancer drugs – and my doctors wouldn’t admit it....

PPG

Clifton Hampden Surgery PPG has asked me to be Guest Editor of the Newsletter, and as a newcomer from London (returning to where I grew up) I am delighted to do this.  After the mega-surgeries we suffer in London, sometimes having to wait 5 weeks to see a doctor, the...
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