Bullying Is Rife

Bullying is rife – now it’s the Cabinet Office making hospital administrators cancel an important meeting to try and sort out the mess that faces patients needing hospital transport. Yesterday I was phoned to say a meeting planned for this week had been put off until...

A Nursing Times Investigation

A Nursing Times investigation reports “thousands of nurses accept payments and benefits from the UK pharmaceutical industry each year, sparking warnings that they should “keep their eyes wide open” in dealings with drugs companies”. I often wondered why I was given...

Had An Email Re Save The NHS

Had an email re Save the NHS March, complaining that BBC had dropped coverage before marchers reached end. Yes, with my journalist hat on, it was because Editors would have discovered the March didn’t say anything. It was a massive protest without a coherent message....

There Must Be Enough Disabled People Around…

There must be enough disabled people around for big companies to think about our needs. I have stopped shopping at John Lewis and Apple – why? Because they are too arrogant to think what we might need. Peter Jones (part of John Lewis) has removed all the chairs it...

Opened A Forum

Opened a forum (for women principally) and usual moans re NHS treatment – but no suggestions for what could be done to improve matters. Just moans. Had a chat with my Dutch Physio (married to an Englishman, so we have benefit of her expertise) and she is constantly...