Monthly Archives: July 2011

NHS news review

Conservative election poster 2010 A few recent news articles concerning the UK’s Conservative and Liberal-Democrat coalition government – the ConDem’s – brutal attack on the National Health Service. The gathering storm of autumn cuts / Features / Home – Morning … Continue reading

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NHS news review

One wheel on his wagon, but Lansley’s still rolling / Features / Home – Morning Star Recommended. HealthInvestor – Article: Ministers urged to allow hospitals to fail ahead of public services White Paper Interesting that the Con-Dem Conservative Liberal-Democrat coalition government … Continue reading

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I will be looking at one of the victims of  7/7 Helena Katherine Jones Almost as if she was a chosen victim, isn’t it? … a successful human rights lawyer … active in opposition to Blair & Co’s Iraq war … Continue reading

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Some dots to join

Join the dots …   Ian Blair (when he was actually Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police;) said “to paraphrase another great American, Mark Twain, on reading his obituary, accounts of my demise are premature.” http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/5101180.stm    “If London can survive … Continue reading

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NHS news review

The Guardian reports that waiting times are increasing. Mary Salisbury says that when she needed the NHS “it wasn’t there for me”. This is likely to be how most people will experience the Con-Dems brutal attack on the NHS. They … Continue reading

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Looking at Ian Blair and various names, abbreviations of those names and salutations. edit: My mistake. I’m looking at formal titles not salutations. later edit: There are two aspects: covert and overt. Covert, hidden messages and overt harassment e.g. “Houston, … Continue reading

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NHS news review

Conservative election poster 2010 A few recent news articles concerning the UK’s Conservative and Liberal-Democrat coalition government – the ConDem’s – brutal attack on the National Health Service. NHS ‘shocking’ in parts, says Andrew Lansley – Telegraph Speaking to members … Continue reading

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NHS news review

Jacqueline Davis has an article in the Guardian arguing that the ‘listening exercise was a PR coup for the government. “Very little of significance had changed and the bill is still on course to achieve its underlying intention, accelerating the … Continue reading

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NHS news review

There is a great deal of NHS news today so I’ve tried to impose some order out of chaos™. There are many articles about the 63rd birthday of the NHS yesterday. Health Secretary Andrew Lansley was evasive while appearing before … Continue reading

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NHS news review EXTRA: NHS Birthday

The NHS is 63 today. Health professionals are united in their opposition to the ConDem coalition government’s Health and Social Care Bill which has the intention of destroying the NHS. UNISON Press | Press Releases Front Page UNISON General Secretary, … Continue reading

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NHS news review

Celebrations of the 63rd birthday of the NHS today are concerned for its future. The TUC highlights concerns about the Health and Social Care Bill (Destroy the NHS Bill) while Ozzy Osbourne pays tribute to the NHS and says that … Continue reading

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NHS news review

Conservative election poster 2010 A few recent news articles concerning the UK’s Conservative and Liberal-Democrat coalition government – the ConDem’s – brutal attack on the National Health Service. Union draws up NHS wish list / Britain / Home – Morning … Continue reading

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NHS news review

The BMA have passed a resolution opposing changes to doctors’ pensions. The BMA is to ballot for industrial action if necessary. It has been calculated that doctors would be better off using a private pension scheme than the proposed changes. … Continue reading

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