Tag Archives: NHS

What to do with £140m of public money


The way in which we spend public money or rather how it is spent on our behalf varies wildly depending on ones point of view. This weekend Boris Johnson has written a piece in the Telegraph, once again promoting the … Continue reading

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Lets honour those who work for us


The following piece was published in yesterdays Argus Newspaper, it relates to the suggestion that we dedicate one of our bank holidays to honour the work of people who work in the public sector: In recent days, the work and demands … Continue reading

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A nation in desperate need of change


This morning there are reports from various sources of how many vacancies or impending vacancies exist in the NHS and our state run educational service. The high levels of vacancies for Nurses estimated at some 40,000 or 11% of the … Continue reading

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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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