After Cancers Blog

You can laugh on your own

T With thanks to Healthlunlocked website. The same website came up with the following, posted from an 'emergency worker', obviously fed up with the Govt's advice, when she is working a 15-hour day in hospital : The following has been handed to me by a person who is...

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Quirky Tips for Today

Hints and Tips from fellow 'social isolators' Warning!  Many of these have been sent in good faith by readers, but please ensure you have anti-virus software installed, in case any of the websites have problems. Wonder if this is one of the growing band of members of...

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Military to the Rescue

Military build Nightingale Hospital for Coronavirus cases In just a few days the troops have built a 4,000 bed hospital, fully equipped and ready to treat patients with Coronavirus. It has been built at Excel Exhibition Centre, in the east of London, and consists of...

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Detox your wardrobe for the NHS

Join in Detox Your Wardrobe Day and raise money for the NHS #ClearOut4Good This Saturday, 4th April 2020 celebrity stylists Emma Lightbown and Patricia Jones are calling out to the nation to clear out for good all of those unworn items lurking in the wardrobe. The...

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LOL

Is this you?  !!  Hope not! But for all of you who may feel like doing this - especially those of you working from home and having to share with kids 'homeschooling', this Newsletter comes with a hope that you are able to take 10 minutes to stretch away from the desk....

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Cautious optiminism and Coronavirus

What a difference a day makes! Wow.  24 hours before,  the media showed the Minister of Health, Matt Hancock, running around like a headless chicken to provide a photo opportunity.  TV pictures demonstrated how 'caring' he was unloading a lorry carrying emergency...

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Loo roll bandits!

Latest 'Scene of Crime'   Who would have thought this van was a crime scene?  But Essex police found an unusual haul when they pulled over a van and arrested the three men inside. Instead of antiques, silver or whatever, the haul consisted of a stash of stolen...

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Keep safe whilst shopping

Shopping exposes us to germs Your local supermarket is doing everything possible to keep surfaces germ-free, but it's other shoppers - and particularly their children - that are scattering these nasties around. Recent research has found that a trolley can be germier...

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Supermarket greed

Guess who must be making a fortune today?  Supermarkets.  Instead of pathetically wringing their hands and asking shoppers to think of others before panic buying, they should have put rationing in place.  The BBC has published a heartfelt plea from a Nurse...

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one-to-one counselling

Is the NHS getting it all wrong? During my cancer treatment, I was constantly offered Counselling sessions. Doctor after doctor asked "would you like Counselling?" until it became embarrassing to refuse, so I accepted. What I really needed was help with handling...

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