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“Hayley Safe in NHS Hands?”

(Continued from “Hayley Home Alone”). What if Hayley went into hospital? Terminally ill plus a fall or a call and you’re back in hospital – i.e. any accident or call to your GP at an inconvenient hour like night-time or … Continue reading

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“Hayley Home Alone”

(Continued from “Hayley Comes a Cropper”). What if Hayley Cropper had lived at home alone? Sent home with a diagnosis of terminal cancer, only headlines and TV to turn to.  No time or motivation for bucket lists and happy endings. … Continue reading

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“Hayley Comes a Cropper”

For the past few months Britain’s most popular TV soap has been running the storyline that a key, long-serving character – Hayley Cropper – has terminal cancer.   Three nights a week “Coronation Street” took us through the emotional roller coaster … Continue reading

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” A Step Too Far? “

Assisted suicide has been a recurring subject in GrumbleSmiles ever since I wrote about it in my very first blog.   (See “LUCY DIED TODAY” by clicking in the ARCHIVE – MARCH 2010). I have no doubt there is sincerity on both … Continue reading

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“Is this Pain Management ?”

There are a great many elderly Americans who move to Florida to retire.  Private health care is big business over there.   Small clinics are springing up all over the place – for back pain, for arthritis, for rehabilitation and for cancer … Continue reading

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“Dignified Death”

Within days of writing a sceptical piece on Euthanasia (see “Dying to Meet You” dated 5th January), I read a thought-provoking article in the Daily Mail on the 8th December written by Geraldine McClelland and published after her assisted suicide at … Continue reading

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“Dying to meet you”

I have written several times about my apprehension with regard to the growing pressure in this country to ease the rules on assisted suicide.  (See earlier posts by clicking on “The Slippery Slope” in the Tag Cloud). Much is made … Continue reading

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