Four weeks after NHS reform came into effect the reaction is coming out loud and clear. Nurses voiced their disapproval of the reform and called them ...more
Wrong sex abortions
In the UK abortion is available on the NHS. There are restrictions and it does depend how far into the pregnancy a woman is. Abortion is not something which should be used as a form of contraception. Having an abortion is never easy and for some women it is very traumatic. It is also true though that for some women it is the only sensible option and sometimes it is a life saver........ More
_UK NHS private patient plans
The UK NHS used to be the pride of Britain and the envy of the World. In spite of 21st Century pressures it still remains one of the best heath care services in the world. It is all too often stretched beyond belief and has been battered by various governments, usually Tory ones, but it has continued to excel.>>>Read More
PIP breast implant removals
An ongoing row in the UK over suspect breast implants has been a cause for concern. The UK is not alone women in at least France and Italy have been facing the same problems. Today Germany has detailed its response.The breast implants were made by defunct French company PIP. After some patients faced health complications it was revealed that the implants contained material not suitable for use in products such as breast implants. In fact it was industrial silicone and this raised many health concerns.............More
Doctors in the UK generally oppose the NHS reform planned by the coalition government. They have tried to prevent private companies taking over vital services. The government's NHS reform include plans for private companies...more
Overnight hospital discharges under investigation
The UK government is investigating claims that some hospital patients are being discharged overnight. Guidelines are in place to prevent the transport of patients from hospital to hospital overnight, unless there is a clinical need, and likewise discharges home are time sensitive. More
Hospitals must not use term 'Old Dear'
UK political correctness or madness?
In the UK there are many times when we grimace at words, especially when they are directed at us. Different parts of the country have traditionally used "pet"names. This could mean you being called, love, duck, pet, darls, sweetheart and so on. Often it depends who says it, how it is said, the situationand your personal stance as to whether or not it causes offence..........More