Monthly Archives: December 2011

NHS news review

There’s a non story today about GPs salaries being set to rise by 25%. The non story is that GPs who do commissioning will be paid for participating in Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). Yawn. GPs ‘will be paid twice’ under … Continue reading

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Care services for the elderly cut. Phone line for NHS whistleblowers. Lansley claims that there are huge increases in readmittance to hospitals under the previous government. He says “These figures show how Labour’s obsession with waiting time targets meant that … Continue reading

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Conservative election poster 2010 A few recent news articles about the UK’s Conservative and Liberal-Democrat (Conservative) coalition government – the ConDem’s – brutal attack on the National Health Service. Docs: NHS care hit by Tory cuts / Britain / Home … Continue reading

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A poll of GPs and hospital doctors confirms that the ConDem coalition government is cutting the health service contrary to its promise not to impose cuts on the NHS. Conservative election poster 2010 A few recent news articles about the … Continue reading

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The ConDem scum government quietly announces huge increases in the number of private patients to be treated at NHS hospitals. Clearly this is privatisation of the NHS on a huge scale. If you’ve got the money, you’ll cheat the waiting … Continue reading

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Reflecting on: Beautiful

There is a tradition of denoting something by it’s opposite. Marilyn Manson’s ‘Beautiful People’ for all those that died on 7 July 2005 from many different religions and belief systems ~ indeed actually more than that ~ the day after … Continue reading

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Christmas message

Getting my Christmas Message in early and keeping it short and sweet. Season’s greetings. I propose that it’s been established that Blair, Campbell & Co committed war crimes and genocide. This was established even as they were doing it. A … Continue reading

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News review

Highlighting a couple of news articles today. Further evidence of UK involvement in rendition and torture. UK Uncut initiate legal action against Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HRMC) over letting Goldman Sachs escape millions in tax. Rendition secrets to be … Continue reading

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Conservative election poster 2010 A few recent news articles about the UK’s Conservative and Liberal-Democrat (Conservative) coalition government – the ConDem’s – brutal attack on the National Health Service. Hundreds of NHS leaders get Xmas ‘sack’ – Public Service There … Continue reading

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On a different topic: I’ve been looking at Cameron’s speech on the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible intending to do an exegesis which quite possibly would be an exegesis of Cameron’s exegesis. My attention was drawn to this … Continue reading

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Discussion of NHS Croydon’s £35Million defecit. Public-sector including NHS pensions negotiations: Unions mostly return to their executives to consider the offer. PCS holds out. Other news: HMRC has a cosy relationship with the tax avoidance industry | Prem Sikka | … Continue reading

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The NHS competition watchdog has ruled against plans for the merger of three East London Hospitals. It appears that this is to protect future possible commercial interests – it risks “stifling the development of alternative services and providers in future.” … Continue reading

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NHS IT programme software ‘three times market price’ The Morning Star reports that New Labour intended a NHS hospital to be run by a private company but that the plans never happened ‘amid fears of “service delivery failure” and realisation … Continue reading

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Labour health minister Baroness Thornton warns that health secretary Andrew Lansley aims to privatise the NHS in the same way as the gas and electricity sectors. The Public Accounts Committee reports on obstacles preventing NHS trusts achieving foundation status. Trusts … Continue reading

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Labour Lords criticise Destroy the NHS / Health and Social Care Bill as a “mess” and a “catalogue of compromises”. The Kings Fund warns of the health situation in London with nobody responsible and huge deficits forecasted. Many Clinical Commissioning … Continue reading

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It is confirmed that NHS Croydon is £35 million in debt. GMB members at Western Hospital, Swindon complain of harassment by hospital contractor Carillion and intend to ballot for strike action. Conservative election poster 2010 A few recent news articles … Continue reading

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Always give a warning?

Quite obviously totally counter to that report of the JP. I’m pissed off now be warned. Edit: And I am telling you that any action will be on the web. 9am edit: I have said previously that I will defend … Continue reading

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Conservative election poster 2010 A few recent news articles about the UK’s Conservative and Liberal-Democrat (Conservative) coalition government – the ConDem’s – brutal attack on the National Health Service. Do you realise that Cameron objected to EU attempts to impose … Continue reading

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NHS news review

Conservative election poster 2010 A few recent news articles about the UK’s Conservative and Liberal-Democrat (Conservative) coalition government – the ConDem’s – brutal attack on the National Health Service. Andrew Lansley and the ConDem coalition government make a CONtemptuous and … Continue reading

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BMA says that government NHS ‘reforms’ are chaotic and that the ConDem coalition government should have had “a clear plan from the outset.” A private company is providing maternity care. Looks like the government has been lying about the failed … Continue reading

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