Tag: NHS

“The NHS Needs Foreign Specialists…”

“…to screw up the simple procedures that the native born doctors won’t screw up!”: Gnanmurthy Kugan, the cardiac registrar on duty during the night of June 2, applied the pressure bandage. Dr Kugan wrapped Mr Gander’s thigh in two extra…

“Feed me, Seymour. Feeeeeed me!”

People need appropriate and affordable options or they just won’t be able to take care of themselves. So whines Lyndsey Jenkins, in the ‘Guardian’, because prescriptions for gluten-free food are coming to an end. Gluten-free spaghetti in my local Sainsbury’s…

Never, Ever Learning Lessons….

A report from Essex County Council’s health overview committee analysed the increasing national and local trend in the prevalence of obesity in children aged four to 11. The analysis showed in Basildon and Castle Point obesity was prominent, particularly with…

Haven’t We Heard This Before?

A doctor says she is considering leaving the UK after the Brexit vote. So..? A lot of slebs vowed to leave the US when Trump became President. I bet they didn’t. “Since the result of the EU referendum I feel…

It’s Enough To Drive You Bonkers!

British health systems are unprepared for the “devastating” effects of climate change, leading health bodies have warned. As extreme weather events such as flooding or heatwaves become more common, the UK Health Alliance on Climate Change urged ministers not to…

The NHS, Gawd Bless It!

A medical tribunal heard the patient had arrived at 7.30am for his surgery and was waiting with other men due to have vasectomies. There was “some disquiet” when patients who arrived at 11am were seen before those who arrived earlier…