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My care, My way is a new service that helps survivors

New service for over 65s can benefit survivors My Care, My Way is a new service for the over-65s with benefits for cancer survivors   Anyone, over 65,  who tries to negotiate the minefield that is post cancer care should ask if My Care, My Way system is available...

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Death of the NHS

NHS Trusts announcing yet more closures  what is going to happen to this beloved service? Today, a stay in hospital finds patients facing a shortage of nurses, and doctorind ng by remote control as staff haven't time to talk to patients - just glance at their notes...

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Is Crowd Funding the way forward for the NHS?

NHS Hospital shows off new idea for improving patient care                              We all know the NHS is underfunded Now an NHS hospital is asking Patients to make up shortfall by using Crowd Funding. The Royal National Orthopeadic Hospital (RNOH) at Stanmore...

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Cancer survival in UK worst in Europe

Recent figures out from NHS show targets for cancer treatment missed across UK. Even more shocking - most European cancer patients on average live TEN years longer than we do. Conservatives come Clean At their recent conference in Birmingham, Minister for Health...

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NHS is getting more money – or is it?

Thank you to all who sent emails To all of you who answered my plea on https://aftercancers.com/cancer-care-shame/ and sent an email to your MP and/or Simon Stevens - thank you. Judging by my website stats. there were a lot of you. How it works Nothing much will...

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Does cancer need all this fighting talk?

Don't talk of 'Fighting' when dealing with cancer Told I had to 'fight' cancer, when all I wanted to do was follow my treatment plan and work at getting better, I didn't think of it as a fight. As The Guardian says, "language is intended to motivate people and make...

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NHS v. Private – playing them at their own game

Warch out for massive NHS contract tendering It's quiet on the NHS tendering front - for the moment - but watch out for a flurry of activity once the Party Conferences get underway. Politics has given us a leader who slips on banana skins: buying illegal water cannon,...

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Unite supports Health Visitors

Not another Strike ! A major result of the current Government cutbacks is strikes. Latest strikes are in support of Health Visitors. Currenty Health visitors employed by Lincolnshire county council, are striking.  Initially this is for six days as they say they are...

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