NHS still hasn’t got it when going digital

Will Gran want to use mobile Apps, etc?   Before the older generation gets the Grandkids to give them IT lessons, perhaps some bright spark might think through how anyone is going to receive the ‘new’ Digital-friendly info from NHS, if they are blind,...

Overcoming Loneliness

Loneliness is today’s hidden disease Approx. nine million people live on their own in the UK. Today, thousands of these have been facing life on their own during lockdown, and many say ‘Covid’ fears make them worried about mixing with others. Many...

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...

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...

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...

Covid-19 and what can be learnt from Polio and Cancer survivors

Pandemics happened before Up until the 1950s – 70s, the world reeled under semi-annual outbreaks of polio.  To many OAPs, today’s Covid-19 pandemic brings back that time; many who succumb to this virus will go through what heppened then. Medicine has moved...