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Patients must take action to help NHS

So we are back to mixed wards We have to take charge of what is happening in the NHS - not leave it to Politicians with their eye on a lucrative job at the end of their tenure.  Today comes new that thousands of patients were forced to sleep in mixed wards last year,...

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Ever wonder where NHS money goes?

When Labour came in, spending on NHS was about 6 % of GDP (gross domestic product) Blair increased this to over 8% - and for a time we kept up with Europe - but then Europeans increased their spend on Health to around 10%, and we slid back, And for anyone who says how...

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Capita (put an ‘R’ in there) in trouble – again!

Don't the NHS ever learn? Why do NHS big wigs keep on contracting the same old companies?  If they do a bad job, sure as eggs-is-eggs the company will be awarded with another massive contract, yet they haven't learnt - recently Carillion landed them in trouble - now...

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Where are ‘Elf ‘n Safety’ when you need them?

Especially when Gran "doesn't want to make a fuss" in A & E It's left to you to create merry Hxll on the old dear's behalf tell A & E staff who won't listen when the old dear says she is quite happy to wait but her osteo-thingie would be more comfortable if...

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Why American healthcare costs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FV_BE9hvg68 Watch out!  Once Brexit is out of the way, the NHS will be looking to privatise more of its services, in an attempt to save money.  Warning bells chime when, in the middle of Brexit, Boris takes time off to fly the Atlantic...

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NHS the envy of the world

Laugh - otherwise you'll cry  The saying "NHS is the envy of the world" must come in the same category as Saatchi and Saatchi's "world's favourite airline" slogan for BA .  It was dreamt up as a copy-writer's slogan, but  taken as truth by a gullible public. And...

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The State of Medicine

Latest book on the NHS Reading Margaret McCartney's thoughtful book, The State of Medicine, had my eyes out on sticks.  Written by an NHS Doctor, it is an honest appraisal of a health service ' unraveling, under-funded and under pressure'.  A glaringly honest...

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