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King’s College Hospital shows true NHS spirit

Treatment at an NHS hospital under 'special measures' King's College patients were horrified to read that 'their' hospital had been placed under "special measures, following serious concerns about the trust’s growing deficit". With an end-year deficit of over £90...

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Don’t fob patients off who can help with NHS

Time-wasting exercise? Brace yourselves! Yet another plan is beng hatched by the gurus in the Dept. Health  determined to undermine any slight improvements hard-working NHS staff have managed to sort out.  They just can't leave well alone, but are about to announce...

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You couldn’t make it up

Someone should tell NHS when it's Autumn! NHS doesn't realise that the four seasons (Summer, Autumn, Winter and Spring) have legally defined dates to begin and end, enshrined in English law. Everyone has the right to know when they begin and end. NHS officials are so...

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Faffing around the cancer scene

Do we want more 'world class' care? Civil Servants stomping around the Dept. Bad Health have announced that Prof. Sir Mike Richards is setting up yet another new initiative to provide Britain with 'world class' cancer care.  Boring!  Boring!   In 1999 Sir Mike was...

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Saving the NHS money

££££££££££££££££ Handling Pocket Money was good training Remember pocket money?  We were probably never so rich as we were when we received this!  We didn't pay for food, or rent. Someone else paid for clothes, fuel, heating and all those 'grown up' things. Now, we've...

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Improving the NHS – have your say

NHS England launches public consultation developing long-term plan for the NHS Talking to my very experienced Lymphoedema Nurse, she gave me her low-down on the NHS; the grass-roots know what needs to be fixed, but they are fed up with expensive management consultants...

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Post Covid-19, don’t lose changes to NHS

It was scary at first, but .... During lockdown, there have been changes in the NHS - many for the better. "There are fewer meetings.... more focussed and shorter... less red tape and bureaucracy" says Dr. Max Pemberton (left), in the Daily Mail. He is right about...

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What’s it all about

Hurrah for people like Roy Lillie Thanks to a streaming cold, he's had to rest up - which has given him time to read the latest turgid announcement from the NHS Dept. of silly time-wasting ideas in Whitehall. In the year when we celebrate the 200th Anniversary of...

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Get rid of the Vultures

Fighting hovering Vultures  After the Election it was expected the 'private' boys would be first off the mark, selling their services to the NHS and waiting to cherry-pick contracts to run NHS services. But it was the 'Petition' lot - this time asking for donations -...

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The Cure – ITV shows worst side of the NHS

ITV shows stark reality of what can happen in the NHS A recent ITV drama, The Cure, was based on a shameful true scandal in the NHS, which led to a major investigation. The Cure was a feature-length TV drama telling the story of how Julie Bailey fought to expose one...

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