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What is this? Some have suggested it's Grateful Dread Public Relations, a Baltimore Radio Station.  Good try, but actually it's the latest wheeze to come out of the turgid minds of the boffins in Brussels, greatly aided by the Yes-men in Whitehall.  And hasn't it got...

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How the NHS spends our money

Are we getting value for money with the NHS?  If not, what can we do? I often wondered why London's  King's College Hospital was more user-friendly than other London hospitals. How was it that Outpatients there could manage to see me without the usual long waits that...

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Duchess champions nurses

At last - hard-working Nurses to get recognition. Kensington Palace has announced  "The Duchess of Cambridge will visit St Thomas' Hospital on Tuesday 27th February to officially launch @NursingNow2020, a campaign to raise the profile and status of nursing worldwide....

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1% for Prostate

As a tribute to Tessa Jowell, let's campaign for better cancer treatment for all There are complaints that breast cancer gets more attention, more funding and more research than prostate and other cancers. But to be fair, it was women who came out and bravely...

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Letter to a friend going through cancer treatment

Dear cancer survivor, I am NOT going to lecture or say you MUST do/eat/read/this -  enough 'friends' will bore you with pet theories.  You will get used to them; smile sweetly and say nothing! The best advice I had was from a friend who chaired a major cancer...

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Nobel prize for Cancer research

Why I am grateful for Dana-Farber Cancer Hospital I have many reasons to be grateful to this hospital.  I've never been a patient, but the news that their Dr. William G. Kaelin, had been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize for Medicine made me very happy. Why am a fan of...

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Are do-gooders hi-jacking our lives?

Do petitions clutter your in-box ? Is it all getting too much? Can't even remember what you support? Londoners are constantly in the thick of demonstrations.  When these started many of us joined in.  But gradually we discovered those marching were often there because...

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NHS is getting more money – or is it?

Thank you to all who sent emails To all of you who answered my plea on https://aftercancers.com/cancer-care-shame/ and sent an email to your MP and/or Simon Stevens - thank you. Judging by my website stats. there were a lot of you. How it works Nothing much will...

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