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Pictures of hospital food to be photoshopped

Pictures of food served in hospitals will no longer resemble material extracted from the bowels of a patient, the Health Secretary has confirmed.

An NHS spokesperson said: “Year-on-year patients grasping for a modicum of solace in a time of pain moan about the sight of their food making them lose their will to live or something like that.” 67 more words

Satire

AM battles to change cross border healthcare

MONMOUTH Assembly Member Nick Ramsay is fighting to persuade the Welsh Government to change the way in which cancer patients in Wales can access non-NICE life prolonging drugs. 226 more words

Nick Ramsay AM

A duty to die

In a startling interview, Baroness Helen Mary Warnock, one of Britain’s top bioethicists, says elderly people with dementia may have `a duty to die.’

“If you’re demented, you’re wasting people’s lives – your family’s lives – and you’re wasting the resources of the National Health Service. 230 more words

Pain Management

Doctors' Assistants

From the BBC:

The NHS is to rapidly expand the number of people in “doctor’s assistant” roles.

Physician associates are usually science graduates who have two years of intense training.

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Health News

Bring Beeching back - for the NHS

Before I was so rudely interrupted 18 months ago from this occasional rant by working in the third sector trying to help disadvantaged patients with the lunacies of the NHS, I am happy to be back screaming for some logic and common sense in the way this country behaves and is governed. 1,377 more words

Politics

Harry's Last Stand

“Though I am not an historian, I am history.”

As you may know I don’t generally review books on here. In fact I question the value of all reviews, our tastes in all manner of things being so different.

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History