Tag: NHS

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…

About That Whole ‘Learning Lessons’ Thing..?

Ms Ali, 31, said: “From my scientific knowledge I knew it wasn’t safe to give heparin to my son as his haemoglobin – red blood cell level – was so low. “The lowest safe level is around 84. Elijah’s was…

There’s Always Resistance….

The health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has announced plans to give patients in England access to their entire medical record by 2018, and to let them read and add to their GP record using their smartphone within a year. Hurrah! More…