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Blame and shame – an unhealthy game

‘I’m sure it all started when I fell off that bus,’ said a friend who’d been diagnosed with a serious cancer of the digestive tract. 882 more words

Thinking, Or Ranting, Or Both

If Miliband Thinks Profit Is A Dirty Word Then Britain Is In Trouble

As Britain’s general election campaign gets under way, Labour Party leader Ed Miliband has made a populist pledge that sets a depressing tone for the battle to come. 746 more words


Michael Sheen performs

On 1 March – St David’s Day – a crowd of people, estimated by the South Wales Argus as being 300 strong, marched to Bedwellty Park… 661 more words

Speech Critique

UK introduces 'healthcare surcharge' for international students

From 6th April 2015, those arriving from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) to study in the UK must pay a ‘healthcare surcharge’.  The £150 surcharge is payable upfront, and covers healthcare for the whole period during which permission to remain in the UK is granted. 101 more words

University Of Oxford

Letter to my MP Graham Jones

Dear Mr Jones

I am writing to you as a long-term Labour voter, lifetime REDACTED constituent, a REDACTED and most importantly a transgender woman.

In October 2013 I approached my GP and asked to be referred to one of the specialist NHS Gender Clinics to help facilitate my gender reassignment.  1,492 more words


Pharma- Care

How unleashing the knowledge of  a “hidden army ” of Pharmacists  could help the NHS to more with less.

Ed Milliband was right to point out a glaring omission in Osborne’s Budget speech this week: funding for the National Health Service. 457 more words

Budget 2015