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Peter Fisher writing in The Guardian

In the Response column (29th April) Dr Howard Stoate* sets the record straight showing that David Cameron was wrong, as well as patronizing, at PMQ. However Dr Stoate’s explanation goes much further in undermining the justification for the Health and Social Care Bill, which is claimed to be that of giving a bigger role for….

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Who is writing the obituary of the NHS?

Were you aware that David Nicholson was a one-time active member of the communist party and also emptied the nation’s lunatic asylums by chucking their inmates back into the community? Like Beeching (the railways’ executioner) but wearing a White Paper coat. Now he is the NHS Supremo, heading up the latest super-quango i.e. the….

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WR Positive Doctors

Although one would expect the current ills of the NHS to be multi-factorial it has been suggested that much of this is down to the Wayne Rooney syndrome, where the exorbitant financial demands of superstar footballers and their tetchy relationships with managers are bankrupting football clubs1. It was also suggested that the NHS in the….

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Private v NHS Hospital Care

Recently Margaret Thatcher was admitted to the Cromwell Hospital in London suffering with a flu-like illness. Why did she choose such a prestigious private hospital instead of her local NHS District General Hospital? This is a question which raises other questions but it is unlikely that we will receive any truly honest answers. However, there….

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