Tag: Healthcare

A Grinning Churl

Hunt – “Mission Accomplished!”

Job Done BBC “News” a.k.a. the angst-laden face of tory party policy is today running with a “tool” that they’ve invented to “report” on the state of your local hospital. Read this as how much Hunt’s plan for the wholesale running down and sell-off of the public asset that is the NHS, has come to…
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October 18, 2017 0

All Healthcare is Temporary in America

Healthcare Woes Lying sick in bed this morning listening to a Radio 5 phone-in about the “state” of our Accident & Emergency (A&E) healthcare system here in the UK, I was struck by the failure of the radio show’s producers to engender the expected flurry of tales of woe and poor service. Happy and Immaculate…
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April 28, 2010 0

Duffy’s Cut, Snow, US Medicare, Throckrington and The Welfare State

Highlighting the Differences in Public Health provision, the Attitudes to Death and Responsibilities of the State and the Individual to Public Welfare. The title is the biggest bit – trust me. Introduction This takes us from today’s news from America and the Duffy’s Cut project to a tiny hamlet in Northumberland, England, called Throckrington. Duffy’s…
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March 25, 2009 2

Crawling Chaos Slash Across Space and Time

A bit ahead of their time, Crawling Chaos in the song “Newspapers” nearly got tonight’s news release right. Jobless to work ‘clearing litter’ ………trumpets Work and Pensions Secretary James Purnell, neatly post-empting the angst-ridden rhetoric about Thatcher’s Britain and the cow-towing newspapers. Profitability is a sign of the times You’ve got to keep on working…
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July 21, 2008 0

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