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Are you as confused and bemused with lockdown as I am?

Ministry of Silly Walks Is it just me who is confused about lockdown?  Or has Dominic Cummings introduced a new Department. named after the John Cleese sketch? Downing Street doesn't seem to realise what's happening in the real world.  John Lewis, city finance houses,...

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Shocking CER report from America

  Issue latest Cancer Experience Registry® (CER) A recently commissioned survey by the Cancer Support Community of America has some interesting findings, which show we in Britain are not alone with our survivorship problems. Their Cancer Experience Registry is...

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Latest on long-term drug side effects

Lessons to be learnt post-Covid  Boris Johnston has said there will be an enquiry into the Coronavirus outbreak. Let's use this to find out why the NHS always seems reluctant to consult specialists and/or patients who have dealt with similar situations. Those of us...

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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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Shuffling NHS cards – again

Watch out - more upheaval is coming to a hospital near you This time it's Integrated Care Systems The NHS says these are 'new partnerships between organisations that meet health and care needs. It's about giving people the support they need, joined up across local...

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Vaccine Programme

Covid vaccine programme rolling on At last, there is a cautious but optimistic air now the vaccine programme is rolling out successfully However, for those who may have genuine medical reasons to check the vaccine, the NHS can't be bothered For those who want facts...

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Time to be selfish!

NHS hasn't treated cancer patients very well We are wonderful! We stood back, accepted canceled appointments, and didn't made a fuss.  Now, it's payback time. Time to check up on appointments we've missed, chase up referrals and get back on our treatment track. Safety...

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NHS wasting our money

Here we go again NHS England is to overhaul the way MRI, CT and other diagnostic services are delivered  ‘They announce One stop shops to be set up away from hospitals, "so that patients can receive life-saving checks close to their homes". NHE envisage Centres set up...

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