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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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Come on girls – stand up for better cancer treatment

Lord Darzi said it: "Cancer Care in England compares poorly with that in other European Countries Embed from Getty Images Writing in The Telegraph, the ex-Minister for Health and noted cancer specialist said "cancer care in England compares poorly with that in other...

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Downward spiral in cancer care

NHS England aiming for diagnosis within 28 days BIG DEAL.  Whatever happened to the 14 days benchmark? So you wait 14 days - finally have tests - does it really take another 14 days to check results for 'ordinary' cancers?  I am not talking about the rarer cancers;...

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Europa Donna – organisation for Patients with Brains

One good thing to come out of EU is Europa Donna - and we can still be members after Brexit Europa Donna is a pan-European member organisation, with some very senior members of European Breast Cancer medical communities in membership, They often invite members to...

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Will someone please reign in Bojo

Is the Prime Minister a Bull in the China Shop?   Watching Boris on TV reminds me of the proverbial bull, out of his depth but causing havoc. Hair, eyes and hands flailing around,  Bojo is in full spoilt brat mode, as he announces massive Government expenditure...

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Adding to Covid confusion

Months after lockdown started, am I alone in still being confused by Government advice? The once daily Talking Heads performance from Downing Street left me bemused.  Then I get an official four-page letter with the above heading - and I was still confused. Reading...

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Questions the NHS needs to answer

Why was NHS so unprepared to deal with Coronavirus? The mood in the media is changing.  With lockdown easing, British media has turned from eulogising the NHS, to asking questions about NHS administration and its handling of the crisis. No longer is the NHS regarded...

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