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A Porsche or a Ventilator?

David Wrigley / April 13, 2017 at 4:43 PM 65 views

We've seen the government announce they want to borrow money from City hedge funds to prop up the NHS finances. In effect this means taxpayers will be funding a hedge fund dealers new Porsche rather than buying a neonatal ventilator.…

A new low?

David Wrigley / April 9, 2017 at 4:24 PM 210 views

A new low seems to have occurred with the government publishing a form that has to be filled out by women who have been raped.The government recently pushed through changes to child support so that any family having a 3rd…

FIGHTING THE PRIVATE CLOWNS

999 Call for the NHS / November 9, 2016 at 3:55 PM 311 views

The latest spurt of Killer Clowns made me smile as 999 had just produced another batch of Corporate Clown cards. I kept hoping one would appear outside the Dept of Health where the real killer clowns live. Maybe one day.…

I’m Still Here – just

999 Call for the NHS / October 22, 2016 at 5:00 PM 239 views

It’s been some time since I wrote so I thought it’s time for an update!The struggle for the NHS is ongoing, and long may it continue. The Junior Doctor struggle has, of course this week passed through the High Court…

Could private top-up insurance help fund the NHS?

David Wrigley / October 16, 2016 at 4:43 PM 1,033 views

This article first appeared in the BMJCurrent tax revenues cannot maintain healthcare standards, writes Christopher Smallwood, but David Wrigley worries that introducing inequity sounds the death knell of a service free for all who need itYes—Christopher SmallwoodIt is hardly controversial to suggest that…

Now the Muppets really have taken Manhatten.

Northern Doc / October 15, 2016 at 12:05 PM 188 views

You have to admire a Royal College that lacks both ability, leadership and academic kudos for just look at this august body’s (corpse’s)latest wizzo wheeze. A College without a clue has produced “A wellbeing pack”. An initiative directed at GP trainee…