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The steady decline of the NHS

Intro While this article is a reflection of recent experiences of the NHS, it is far from being a rose-tinted, Pollyanna type rant about how much better things were in the ‘good old days’.     For instance, in the 60’s (at least in Whiston hospital) is was routine and...

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Why the NHS is no longer fit for purpose!

I was reading something in the Guardian entitled I loved being a midwife but bullying, stress and fear made me resign and what started out as a quick agreement grew. It’s not just midwives but all levels of the NHS, right down to the caterers, porters and cleaners (most of...

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Checking your heart age

Just read an interesting if a tad morbid article in the Telegraph about an NHS calculator that predicts when you will have a heart attack! Curious to note their use of ‘will’ as opposed to ‘may’. It does ask for details like your current blood pressure and cholesterol levels, height,...