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Case Study - Cancer 'Red Flags'

The recent attention on Jeremy Hunt’s initiative to make public the GPs and practices who are underperforming with their cancer referrals has attracted much debate on the efficacy/inefficacy and advantages/disadvantages of the idea. 380 more words

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Our dying emergency services

I am still yet to fathom what exactly it is that entices some of my medic friends to want to work in A&E.

 ‘It’s exciting’ they say. 1,437 more words


Rump Parliament

Given the long history of British democracy, it is almost reassuring to know that politics in 1648 was just as sordid as politics in 2014. 844 more words


Linz Adagia

Linz Adagia is a proposal by Darryl Georgiou and Jeremy Hunt to create a contemporary interpretation of Netherlandish Proverbs (Dutch: Nederlandse Spreekwoorden; also called… 475 more words

Darryl Georgiou

Could the "social impact bond" help to improve services in dementia care?

It’s impossible to ignore the occasional spate of reports of ‘care home scandals’, including Winterbourne View and Orchid View.

Whilst a direction of travel might be to advance people living ‘successfully’ as long as possible independently, there’ll be some people for whom a care home might be appropriate. 922 more words


GPs confirm NHS suffering from 'cancerous growth that needs to be removed'

Doctors have confirmed this morning that the National Health Service (NHS) is suffering from a damaging malignant growth that must be surgically removed as quickly as possible.  442 more words


The 'Drive for Transparency' at the NHS

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s ‘drive for transparency’ was all over the news headlines earlier this week. It seems that one in five NHS hospitals are not being open and honest about the risks they may have subjected patients to. 202 more words