Monday, May 28, 2018

Booze Kills As Badly As Cigarettes Apparently

We have a new study out, in the Lancet no less, telling us that the new, lower, limits for reasonable alcohol consumption are just...

A Smaller Coke With A Tesco Meal Deal Is The Very...

There are complaints that Tesco now offers a smaller bottle of Coke with its meal deal as a result of the sugar tax. This...

Wait ‘Till You See How Expensive WHO’s Free Universal Health Care...

There is this lovely dream that if only we waved our magic wands in the right way then health care for all would be...

What’s A Lie About Abortion Depends On Who’s Defining What A...

Please do note that this isn't a discussion of whether abortion should be allowed, should happen, nor the terms of either. I'm well aware...

The State As Simple Shopper – NHS Saves On Surgical Gloves

Sure and isn't it obvious that if the government is buying lots of something then it should get a pretty good price? Equally sure...

HPV Vaccine For Boys – Well, Why Not?

The idea of giving boys as well as girls the HPV vaccine is reasonable enough. It really just comes down to a cost benefit...

Of Course The NHS Should Cancel Non-Urgent Operations

Frances Ryan is betraying, again, her usual lack of knowledge of how this real world out here works. For she's demanding that non-urgent operations...

Low Nicotine Cigarettes And Faulty Logic – They’ll Kill More People,...

A useful little trick in trying to improve the world is to understand why something is happening before attempting to change that world. Our...

Trump’s New Prohibition

President Trump really did issue an Executive Order, nearly a year ago, that all agencies were to use their discretion under the law in...

If Only Zoe Williams Knew About Stephen Hawking

It was always obvious that the death of Stephen Hawking would be used to tell us how much better the NHS used to be....