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,...

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...

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...

Is Ministry of Silly Walks now running NHS

NHS plans to ‘improve ‘ A & E  Did Dominic Cummings call in John Cleese to advise him on New Deal, the lastest plan to regurgitation old ideas to supposedly paper over cracks in NHS? Dunno – but some bright spark has come up with a super wheeze...

What your doctor’s letter says

  Doctors told to ‘ditch Latin and use English’ Ever scratch your head trying to understand letters you receive from hospital? Even more of a mystery today, now that it’s difficult to talk to your GP Well, here is an extract from my personal...

Open letter to Matt Hancock

Open letter to Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Dear Mr. Hancock, This bemused old age pensioner understands you want to be known as “the Minister who made the NHS go digital”.  But, has it escaped your notice that this technology often goes...