Care Data Scheme – Be Afraid Private Healthcare

Care Data Scheme – Be Afraid Private Healthcare The, much vilified “Care Data” scheme, in place in England from the start of the year, has attracted minimal publicity in Scotland, since it can only be introduced in Scotland with the support of the Scottish Parliament. In the event of a, “no” vote in the September […]

Privatisation of the NHS- Nurses

Privatisation of the NHS- Nurses Private healthcare contractors have been experiencing some difficulty recruiting and retaining nursing staff due to existing legislation requiring students to register with the Nursing Medical Council and complete and pass an extended, (3-12 months) rigorous course of training and testing and supervised work. The foregoing will be, (from October 2014) […]

Performance NHS in Scotland

Alex Salmond – Defending the Governments NHS Record Dr Keighley Mr Salmond defended his Government’s record on the NHS, saying satisfaction levels with the service were rising. He cited the social attitudes survey for Scotland had shown “that satisfaction with the National Health Service has risen to 61%”. The First Minister added: ” By way […]

Labour Sinks to New Depths in Cancer Leaflet

Labour Sinks to New Depths in Cancer Leaflet This is Westminster politics at it’s dirtiest. Scotland deserves better. Vote, “Yes” in September I always thought this would develop into the dirtiest campaign ever, but I didn’t think it would happen this quickly. The Sunday Times front page carries the story of how Labour have sent […]

NHS Privatisation Women on the March

Sunday Mirror 17 Aug 2014 Women on the March Against NHS Privatisation Fed up with the rapidly increasing privatisation of the NHS in England 46 Darlington women set off from Jarrow Town Hall, yesterday on a 300 mile protest march to Westminster. They were joined, soon after starting, by another 400 supporters. The march will […]