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How to successfully treat a Clostridium Difficile Infection: Self-report of a trivial and successful C.Diff intervention

At your own risk: I have not had medical training, which may be a distinct advantage Please see the Latest treatment recommendations. Clostridium Difficile (C.Diff) is a nasty superbug that ruins peoples’ lives. C.Diff is a normal part of many … Continue reading

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Coming soon …

Clostridium Difficile is a really nasty superbug that is defeating the medical profession. C.Diff is a normal part of many people microbiota (bugs in their guts) without causing any problems. It is also caught from medical facilities like hospitals and … Continue reading

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Our NHS can’t afford privatisation – why MPs must back the NHS Bill this Friday

John Furse 7 March 2016# Even middle England can see that privatisation costs, rather than saves, billions. Will MPs take a historic chance to undo this market mess that’s crippling our NHS, this Friday? Privatisation is bad for our pockets … Continue reading

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NHS in crisis :: review

The short NHS in crisis series of the past week or so went fairly well. We’ve learned that imposing a fake private ‘market’ so that privateers can pillage NHS funds is a huge bureaucratic burden on the NHS. that the … Continue reading

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NHS in crisis :: various

Various odds and ends today including Russel Brand and a shouty man in a car. Junior doctors’ pay: a short introduction to the dispute NHS pay has fallen behind inflation since 2010 ed: Apologies, forgot the shouty man in a … Continue reading

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NHS in crisis :: Unpatriotic militants? No, Jeremy Hunt – doctors are just fighting to be able to care for us all.

Clare Gerada on the strike by junior doctors.   Unpatriotic militants? No, Jeremy Hunt – doctors are just fighting to be able to care for us all. Being a doctor – or any public sector worker – shouldn’t be such … Continue reading

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NHS in crisis :: Not fair, not safe – 6 reasons junior doctors are preparing to strike

Not fair, not safe – 6 reasons junior doctors are preparing to strike by Nick Carpenter The junior doctor contract governs the pay and conditions of work from doctors’ foundation year to registrar level. All doctors who are not consultants … Continue reading

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NHS in crisis :: The billions of wasted NHS cash no-one wants to mention

England’s Junior doctors held a 24-hour strike from 8am yesterday. It was the first of a planned series of strikes. Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party and the Green Party should be commended for their support of the strike. (The strike only … Continue reading

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Coming soon :: NHS followed by tax-avoidance/UK wealth distribution

Time I pulled my finger out. Starting tomorrow for a week or so a series of articles on the NHS. I’ll be mostly lifting the articles from OpenDemocracy with a few embelishments. The following week or so I intend to … Continue reading

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The NHS is ours. The NHS is what makes us special. We care for people.

ed: I’ve amended this post. The title originally had ‘ That’s what Socialism is ‘ at the end. I’m not sure that it is appropriate. While I accept that Socialists certainly do care about people, I don’t consider that it … Continue reading

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About Cameron and Clegg’s vows …

Cameron vows no more “pointless reorganisations” of the NHS Nick Clegg vows to scrap tuition fees This latest vow is Ed Miliband’s chance to join his mates. Now voters can make an informed choice …

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UK politics news

A small selection of recent UK politics news articles Failed at the NHS? Try again at HS2: Newly appointed director at rail project has history of ‘wasting public money’ – UK Politics – UK – The Independent  The public sector … Continue reading

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UK politics news

A small selection of news articles about UK and international politics … The health of the nation must be the government’s number one priority | NHA Party  IFS warns of ‘unprecedented squeeze’ on NHS – Home News – UK – … Continue reading

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UK politics news

Recent articles about UK politics, some about the Catholic Church policy of protecting paedos and some about Edward Snowden Socialist Party :: Who’s robbing our NHS? The National Health Service is under attack as never before. In this feature, a … Continue reading

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UK politics news

Recent UK politics news articles Cabinet secrets reveal Thatcher’s “war of attrition” against Scargill Thatcher’s secret intervention in policing of miners’ pickets Thatcher cover-up: MacGregor’s secret hit list for pit closures Bring It On | George Monbiot Labour Must Repeal … Continue reading

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UK politics

A few recent UK (& other) politics articles The myth of welfare tourism: European body find UK benefits ‘manifestly inadequate’ Egypt: the coup the world forgot | Arab uprisings | Middle East | spiked War crimes in Syria: a new … Continue reading

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