Well it's a happy 65th Birthday to the NHS!And I for one am very happy that it exists. If people like Clement Atlee and Aneurin Bevan hadn't fought for it's creation in the rubble and austerity of postwar Britain then certainly I wouldn't be here. You see, my Dad developed rheumatic fever when he was … Continue reading My Debt to the NHS on it’s 65th Birthday
Always love listening to this.Authored by Chris Hall
Look what was done in the aftermath of the Second World War, when Britain was a 'bankrupt nation'. strands of Socialism and Christianity, hand in hand, creating the NHS and bringing so much to all.And now we are in a time of plenty when the concept of 'austerity' touted by the Tory, LibDem and unfortunately … Continue reading Why Public healthcare is good
Thought I'd expand upon a tweet I made upon learning Jeremy Hunt was to be the new Health Secretary.So let's have a look at some of Hunt's comments and thoughts on the NHS and medicine.Back in 2005 he co-authored a publication called 'Direct Democracy: An Agenda for a New Model Party'. In it Hunt came … Continue reading Jeremy Hunt and the NHS
Nicked from Socialist Unity.
Those caring and sharing Tories are at last showing their caring side and have knocked up some proposals to deal with the issue of care for the elderly. BBC NEWS | Politics | Tories unveil care home guarantee Actually it's all rubbish. The nasty party are just throwing some schemes around to enable their parasitic … Continue reading Tories Unveil Care Home Guarantee
Seems that certain sections of the US political scene have been falling over themselves to knock the NHS. Words and phrases such as 'evil', 'Orwellian' and 'death panels' have been bandied about to stoke up fear of the red menance and to have a pop at Obama.Seems not so long ago that there were a … Continue reading The Yanks, the NHS and the Tories
The Campaign For Public Ownership blog has a post on the payment for work not done issue within the NHS where the request for services is farmed out to private health companies.PRIVATE health companies have milked the NHS for £1billion for operations and treatments that were never carried out..........Good to know my tax is going … Continue reading