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Maybe we have two NHSs in England?

(Friday/Saturday blog)

I was recently treated by the NHS and I don’t recognise all the stories of an overburdened, collapsing NHS that I see in the media. The ambulance came within 40 minutes – it would have been sooner if my case had been life-threatening; I was taken straight to A&E on arrival; was seen […]

Are Manuel’s management consultants wrecking BA?

I’m sure readers will be aware that our once favourite airline, the dreadful BA, has been having a few small problems over the bank holiday weekend.

Apparently, all useless BA’s computer systems crashed. After hiding for most of the weekend, BA’s boss, Spaniard Alex “Manuel” Cruz, finally emerged to implausibly claim that a brief “power […]

Hospital stories

I imagine most readers never believed Britain’s “Independence Day” would ever happen given the fact that the whole Establishment, the political classes and almost all the mainstream media were united to keep Britain as a cash-cow German colony ruled by a bunch of fourth-rate, Fourth Reich Nazis in Berlin through their posturing glove puppets in […]

Could you afford £60,000 a year for care?

Every year about 46,000 people have strokes in Britain. About 22% of these stroke victims will require 24-hour care for the rest of their lives. That’s 10,120 more people requiring 24-hour care every year.

If these 10,120 people with severe complications after their stroke have any assets – some savings, a home, a few shares […]

Let them die with dignity

Someone I know is a tough gentleman. He spent 17 years in the French army as a paratrooper serving in some quite unpleasant places dealing with some extremely unpleasant people. He now works for the police in a Third-World country where the ‘bad guys’ really are pretty bad and will do anything to avoid going […]