Wednesday, August 15, 2018

The NHS Hasn’t Paid £19 Million In Compensation

A story that near all of the papers seem to have this morning - that the NHS has paid £19 million in compensation for...

The Graveyard Is This Way, Sir

Dr. Atul Gawande, a surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is quoted in the Boston Herald celebrating a consensus reached in his state: Massachusetts is...

Annals Of The Bleedin’ Obvious – NHS Workers Largest Customers Of...

Isn't this just disgusting? We know, know very well, that the National Health Service is the very Wonder of the World. Danny Boyle told...

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...