Tag Archives: NHS

The missing element from his speech


Yesterday Jeremy Hunt made a speech in the House of Commons which was entitled Mental Health and NHS Performance. The speech was 1262 words long of which 248 or 19% covered his opening remarks and the focus on mental health. The … Continue reading

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Parliamentary Petitions


As I write this I am waiting to find out if my Parliamentary Petition on the NHS has been accepted by the powers that be, as a legitimate petition which they will consider. The process of creating a petition follows … Continue reading

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Lets celebrate the NHS


I have just returned from a visit to Liverpool where my Mum lives. This particular visit was planned around her admission to a local hospital for an elective procedure. She was looked after on a ward with other patients who … Continue reading

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Day 7: Just like days 1-6


Yesterday I wrote about my experience of visiting a Hospital where my Mum is recovering from a Hip operation. After writing yesterdays blog we visited the hospital again and on the way out of the hospital at 7.15pm we were … Continue reading

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Lets promote the NHS


Its not easy walking into a Hospital which has been at the life journey’s end for two close family members and is now treating a third, albeit for an operation which has been performed millions of times before. Based on … Continue reading

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Adolescence in Government


Almost a year since the General Election that gave jobs to men and women most of whom had already been Ministers for 5 years it is disturbing to watch how so much of their decision making and posturing is adolescent in nature. … Continue reading

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Health and Planning


The news from yesterday that Sir Simon Stevens, CEO of NHS England wants the NHS to participate in local planning issues is very welcome. It has been a long time coming and it is very sad that opportunities from the last … Continue reading

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