Making use of MEPs

Never underestimate the power of an MEP Sitting in the EU Parliament are 73 MEPs whom we elected  OK – they are only expected to be there until  October 31st. Until then we are paying their salaries and expenses, so let’s get value for money and make use...

Cancer and Diabetes

 As if people living with diabetes didn’t have enough health concerns, here’s another- A study at Cornell University of US shows there is an increased risk of metastatic cancer New research at this top US university points to a possible explanation for...

Could the NHS please be more honest?

Fell down (as one does) ar home, and was eventually carted off to the local hospital – John Radcliffe in Oxford.   Had a comfortable wait on a trolley – I’d grabbed a good book to read – before I was wheeled off to X-ray.  On the way back, my...

Challenging NHS’s back-slapping

Where the NHS excels Anyone who has attended an NHS conference recently knows you just can’t beat them when it comes to back-slapping and self-congratulation. But here is a video of a brave nurse who stood up to the big chiefs at an NHS Board meeting, and dared...

Cancer and your heart

Watch out for your Heart As if having cancer wasn’t enough, my Consultant suddenly announced he wasn’t happy, and was sending me to the Royal Brompton heart hospital. No-one had bothered to tell me, but Hormone Therapy (Tamoxifen, Aromasin and Arimidex)...

Bring on the Witch Doctor

Your GP surgery is changing Health Minister Matt Hancock has announced funding for 20,000 physios, pharmacists,paramedics and anyone else they can think of, to provide to back-up to GPs.  We are even promised that GPs will provide fun and games with referrals to Zumba...
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