Tag Archives: NHS

Captain Tom

Captain Tom He raised thirty million for the NHS, Walking round his garden in his Sunday best. With a spring in his step and a song in the charts, He lit up the lockdown And won our hearts. He found … Continue reading

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Dear Rishi

With the UK on course to borrow around £400bn in 2020 and with the cost of financing our burgeoning national debt threatening to make tax rises more likely, the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, proposed a controversial cut in overseas aid. Actually, … Continue reading

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I’m Under House Arrest?! For how long?

I never thought I’d echo a thought expressed by Donald Trump, of all people, but if we’re effectively under house arrest, maybe we should be worrying about the cure for coronavirus being worse than the disease? Draconian restrictions of liberty … Continue reading

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Woke up, fell out of bed …

NHS to deliver AI triage phone service Telegraph, 5th February 2017 Jeremy Hunt has announced that the NHS will work with three artificial intelligence (AI) companies to deliver health advice over the telephone in London, Yorkshire and the West Midlands. … Continue reading

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Woke up, fell out of bed …

Millions to be put on statins BBC News, Wednesday 12th February 2014 Millions more people should be put on cholesterol-lowering statin drugs to protect them against heart attacks and strokes, according to draft guidelines for the NHS in England. Like … Continue reading

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Tick box options for the NHS

130 years ago, Florence Nightingale received the Royal Red Cross from Queen Victoria in recognition of her special devotion in nursing sick and wounded servicemen. If she were alive today, she would be in awe of the phenomenal advancements in … Continue reading

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Something is rotten in the state

Hospitals are today bracing themselves for severe criticism over thousands of “needless deaths”. A report conducted by NHS England medical director, Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, is expected to reveal that 14 healthcare trusts had higher than expected death rates between … Continue reading

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