Monthly Archives: April 2011

A post that is not making any comment but watching and noting events.

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NHS news review

Today’s NHS news features the interesting case of a huge US health care provider UnitedHealth selling its business undertaking of Camden GP practices to The Practice Plc. The public clearly have absolutely no influence over such private business transactions which … Continue reading

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NHS news review

David Cameron was evasive and engaged in distraction at Prime Minister’s Questions yesterday. I’ve started seriously wondering wether he’s intellect-challenged. Conservative election poster 2010 A few recent news articles concerning the UK’s Conservative and Liberal-Democrat coalition government – the ConDem’s … Continue reading

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NHS news review

A report by the Public Accounts Committee has generated a lot of news. The report raises concerns that there is no healthcare provision in the case of (financial) failure, that ‘reforms’ risk demanded ‘savings’ (cuts) and that they risk patient … Continue reading

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NHS news review

NHS news: This posting covers yesterday’s news. I’ll do a further NHS news review for today. Three Labour MPs – Grahame Morris, Diane Abbott and Michael Meacher – object to the bill to destroy the NHS, Conservative pro-‘reforms’ Dr. Jonathan Munday warns “I am now … Continue reading

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NHS news review

There’s been very little NHS news over the bank holiday weekend. Today’s NHS news is about cuts, the denial of services and drugs and an article by the Morning Star about how the listening exercise is a sham. Conservative election … Continue reading

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Cuban NHS standard in UK

That’s enough of these Conservative and Liberal-Democrat cuts. We’ll go for Cuban standards of National Health Service in UK. edit:  

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The Plot Against the NHS #1

Selected excerpts from ‘The Plot Against the NHS’ by Colin Leys and Stewart Player. Chapter One is available here. I highly recommend this book available from Merlin Press for £10. I got my copy yesterday so I have yet to … Continue reading

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Elites running UK – a perversion of democracy

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NHS news review

NHS news: Cuts and huge increases in waiting times under the UK Con-Dem – Conservative and Liberal-Democrat – coalition government. There appears to be a growing acceptance that the changes are intended to destroy the NHS. There’s an interesting article … Continue reading

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