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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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PATIENT POWER can see off American Invasion

     Are we right to be worried about US involvement in NHS? When two London patients were asked to help set up a 'new way' of suppling joined-up Health and Social Care for the elderly, they were horrified to discover Attain, the American Management Consultants tasked...

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This is the way the NHS should behave

Congratulations to Royal Berkshire Hospital It may have been founded in 1836, but this hospital is thoroughly modern when it comes to understanding what patients need. When the first sad Coronavirus fatality happed here, their Press Office, unlike many NHS press...

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COBRA and Coronavirus

This graphic from the Daily Express gives the information clearly - and for those of us who are appalled at the dithering 'headless chicken' attitude of Government, provides clear information. Obviously, those undergoing cancer treatment should be aware of this...

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Is this the future for cancer charities?

Cancer Charities face problems Cancer is big business, on both sides of the Atlantic. But, with some major cancer charities reporting a fall in income, signs are the once-generous public are not so inclined to donate today. Now, they want to know where their money is...

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NHS up in arms over Goop Netflix series

But is it their fault cancer survivors embrace wacky ideas? Simon Stevens, head honcho of NHS England, doesn't like wacky Internet websites, in particular, Goop. But, lying on a couch, with a Reiki therapist's hands floating above me, not touching, I suddenly had a...

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