I was one of the 7 million viewers who watched with horror and fascination the recent Panorama documentary on North Korea
I was particularly interested with their high tech hospital which someone presumably high up in the North Korea hierarchy deemed worthy of showing off to curious foreigners.
There are 365 days in most years and 366 in the other.
So roughly speaking there is a 0.3% chance that the launch of any new initiative will fall on April Fools Day.
Politicians know that more choice is good for us.
It engenders competition which, as any self respecting bureaucrat and politician knows, drives up quality and drives down cost.
I have had a few patients contact me concerned that their annual review has been a bit late coming.
This is due to a change of personnel in the surgery and normal service will be resumed when we have developed our new systems.