World gone mad

11.1.18 First, one of the Queen’s bridesmaids was apparently left on a hospital trolley for 20 hours, before being found a bed in an NHS hospital ward.  What on earth were the family doing?  Her mother was one of richest women in Britain, so why on earth...

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28.11.17 Am I alone, or are others fed up with TV ads and speakers harping on about how cancer makes them feel, and how they bravely got through it.  We all know what it’s like – what we need is a strong charity behind us who will act as advocates, going...

The NHS Doesn’t Understand Good Housekeeping

The NHS doesn’t understand good housekeeping; it wastes our money in so many ways, one wonders what the next daffy ‘initiative’ will cost. Our local Kensington and Chelsea Healthwatch has decided that cancer care and prevention is no longer a priority, so it closed...

My Favourite Acronym Is KISS

My favourite acronym is KISS (Keep it Simple, Stupid). So often during medical treatment I think of this, whilst doctors pull long faces discussing treatment option when you know Granny’s remedy is best. Now, the Grenfell Tower enquiry looks like suffering, as – quite...

Oh Boy! Next MP Was Ousted By Labour

Oh boy! Next door’s MP for Kensington was ousted by Labour – and this in a previously staunch Tory area. Sadly Victoria Borwick (previous Conservative MP) suffered from Tory arrogance, and voters turned to a hard-working local, Emma Dent Coad (Labour), overturning a...

Puzzling Day – Whom Do I Trust?

Puzzling day – whom do I trust? Two days ago Swedish doctor who had trained at Karolinska Institute (one of world’s top cancer centres) says my moles should be looked at. https://aftercancers.com/2017/06/playing-the-system-to-get-nhs-treatment/ Today, see Locum at...