Thursday, July 19, 2018

70 Years Of The NHS – It Was 15, In 1963,...

There's much cheering on the left as we celebrate the the 70th birthday of the NHS. That celebration being, of course, partisan and decidedly...

If BCG Cures Diabetes Then Does No BCG Cause Diabetes?

We have, as we know, an epidemic of diabetes these days. Swathes of the population are blowing up like balloons, limbs falling off gangrenous...

Gosport Painkiller Deaths – The Heinz Kiosk Answer

The allegation - reasonably founded it seems - is that patients at a hospital in Gosport were routinely given opiates which were not strictly...

The Guardian’s Absurd View Of NHS Funding

Even for The Guardian managing two logical fallacies in the one editorial is pretty good going. But that's what they achieve in this one...

Automating The NHS Means We Can Have More Diversity Advisers –...

It looks like the robots will be able to take on some goodly portion of the NHS care burden. Ain't that great? It means...

Sugar Wowsers At Sheffield University Rediscover The Law Of Demand

It is really truly amazing what people are able to prove with this science stuff. Here, from the bods at Sheffield University, we've a...

The Future’s So Bright I Gotta Wear Shades – Cancer Edition

About time to revive this little piece about how wondrous the near future is going to be. For we are in a wondrous age,...

THE METROPOLITANS — Episode Thirteen

A saga of everyday life in the Big L and a wry look at contemporary culture By Tony Carden   Episode Thirteen   Dancy moved across the conference room...

Paying for Social Care

There is a psychological fact that prevents a sensible economic solution to the problem of paying for social care. It is that people in...

Fentanyl Bust Large Enough To Kill 26 Million – We’re Going...

Over in the US there's been a drugs bust, enough fentanyl stuffed into a tractor trailer to kill 26 million people apparently. That's, err,...