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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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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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Good things around Coronavirus scare

What's to like This latest health scare might just make us a cleaner and healthier nation.  Anyone who has shuddered as others come out of the loo not bothering to wash their hands, will understand what I mean.  All of a sudden people now understand cleanliness is...

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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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