I’m gradually working my way through all the folders on my laptop trying to get them into some semblance of order. I’ve backups on memory sticks and an external hard-drive which are in an equally large muddle. I’ve even got folders labelled “not to be deleted in case they contain something useful” and “probably not…… Continue reading Live today as best we can.
1st Covid Jab #ThankyouNHS
Yesterday I had my first Covid jab at our local health centre. And this morning I’m appalled at the front pages of today’s newspapers. First, the Covid Jab. I was called up because I’m on the clinically vulnerable list and have shielded when necessary. I was offered an appointment at one of the mass vaccination…… Continue reading 1st Covid Jab #ThankyouNHS
Whatever is happening to our NHS? Latest update on #JR4NHS now available
If, like me, you’ve supported the Urgent Legal Action for Our NHS campaign the result is very disappointing. Mr Justice Green has found against the campaign on both remaining counts. Read the full report from the campaign organisers here. The campaign has achieved some success as the Secretary of State for Health has conceded to a…… Continue reading Whatever is happening to our NHS? Latest update on #JR4NHS now available
Happy 70th Birthday NHS. Thanks for saving my life! #NHS70
I wrote a blogpost last year on my Cabbage and Semolina Blog to celebrate the 69th birthday of the NHS. I’d had a cancer diagnosis a few weeks earlier and didn’t think I’d still be here to celebrate the 70th birthday of our NHS. But I am! I was at the chemo unit of our…… Continue reading Happy 70th Birthday NHS. Thanks for saving my life! #NHS70
#JR4NHS in court this week
How ludicrous that in the year of the 70th anniversary of the founding of our NHS, a campaign group has to go to court to stop the current Secretary of State for Health and Social Care implementing his privatisation plans via Accountable Care Organisations. Aneurin Bevan would be appalled. Wednesday this week, (23rd May 2018)…… Continue reading #JR4NHS in court this week
Interesting photo collection from pre-NHS days
The archive at Historic England has found a collection of 4000 photographs of nurses in pre-NHS days. Search MED01/ for the whole collection or MED01 egBrighton for a specific place to see if there are any photos from a hospital near you. This is my favourite photo so far. Click on the image for an…… Continue reading Interesting photo collection from pre-NHS days
Only a few days left to support #JR4NHS #NHS
The clock is ticking…. There are 7 days remaining to chip in and support the campaign to secure a judicial review of the plans to set up Accountable Care Organisations across NHS England. https://www.crowdjustice.com/case/jr4nhs-round3/ If ever there was a mis-nomer Accountable – to whom? Not you and me, the voting public, that’s for sure. Care…… Continue reading Only a few days left to support #JR4NHS #NHS
Have you seen the latest update from Urgent Legal Action for Our NHS #JR4NHS
In case you haven’t seen the latest update from Urgent Legal Action for Our NHS #JR4NHS here’s the link: http://r.mail.crowdjustice.co.uk/10ow6qfckfale3f.html It appears that Hunt’s plan to sneak in ACOs under the radar via a parliamentary Statutory Instrument has been put on hold for a few weeks. Pause for a healthy dose of scepticism that a public…… Continue reading Have you seen the latest update from Urgent Legal Action for Our NHS #JR4NHS
Our #NHS Then and Now
THEN Listen to Nye Bevan talking about our NHS https://youtu.be/CCAyUxY0Cm0 NOW Hear what Jeremy Hunt is planning for our NHS in the future. https://youtu.be/K60Z2H1EypI If you care what happens to our NHS join the #JR4NHS campaign.
Have you seen the latest update from #JR4NHS
There’s been an important development in the #JR4NHS campaign to secure urgent legal action for our National Health Service. Read the latest update here. This whole issue of ACOs (Accountable Care Organisations) is very complicated but the #JR4NHS campaign explains in language that everyone can understand what’s being planned for our NHS. My understanding is…… Continue reading Have you seen the latest update from #JR4NHS
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