Building bridges after Brexit

I am a simple soul.  I expect my elected MP to vote to represent their constitutents’ views.  Nuff said about this week’s performance in Parliament;  instead have decided to make ‘use’ of him. When, yet again hospital transport...

Dido in the ruins of Carthage

  Story for our (NHS) times Baroness Harding (fortuitously called Dido) recently sent round a letter to top NHS personel which started out …as people are the NHS’s greatest assets… Went on for six – yes, SIX boring pages on the same theme, and...

Privatisation rot continues

The privatisation con trick rolls on  NHS chiefs are pushing through plans to let private companies take over scanning services that are vital in treating cancer patients, having told ministers last week that privatisation was harming patient care. Ten years ago I was...

Could the NHS please be more honest?

Fell down (as one does) ar home, and was eventually carted off to the local hospital – John Radcliffe in Oxford.   Had a comfortable wait on a trolley – I’d grabbed a good book to read – before I was wheeled off to X-ray.  On the way back, my...
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