Category Archives: HEALTH

National DEATH Service ?

Is this the new name for the National Health Service ? After the recent report on the many premature deaths at Gosport Hospital, you might well think so, at least as far as older people are concerned ! I am … Continue reading

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Bold NHS Chief Executive ?

The Government is shortly supposed to be coming up with a Green Paper on Social Care.  The aim of the paper is to resolve the current and future funding crisis in Social Care related to the ever-growing numbers of older … Continue reading

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GP Gatekeepers

At the start of this month, I wrote about GP’s being at the front line of the NHS and their role as gatekeepers to other clinicians.     Now some of the most talented managers in the Clinical Commissioning Groups … Continue reading

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GP Satisfaction Levels

I have written quite a bit about GP’s since I started this blog.   They are the doorway to health services in the NHS and they are gatekeepers to NHS Services.     They were once universally venerated members of … Continue reading

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Doctors in two minds ?

Doctors are in a dilemma.      Anti-Depressant pills …….. or social clubs ?    What to prescribe for loneliness?     Conflicting advice has emerged just in the last two days. Listen to researchers from Oxford University and doctors should … Continue reading

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Shrinking NHS GRAND PLAN.

Last week my post commented on the services that are being squeezed out of the NHS.    Now after a barrage of stories in the media over Christmas and into January about a ‘potential’ winter crisis a clear strategy is … Continue reading

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The Shrinking NHS

It doesn’t feel like the NHS is getting smaller.      We are always being told by our politicians that there are more doctors and nurses than ever.    This doesn’t seem to fit with the stories always coming out … Continue reading

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