Category Archives: A Touch of Politics!

New Job

Well the dust is beginning to settle from a momentous month’s cataclysmic events. In an ideal world I would now be celebrating the fact that our CQC report was the best ever recorded, the UK have confirmed its commitment to the ideals of the EU, England would be football champions in Europe and we wouldn’t… Read More »

Not Fit For Purpose? – CQC Report

Last month I described our CQC inspection as being a grueling but worthwhile experience. This month the results will be published. The CQC deems that their inspection is so important that we must display the results here, there and everywhere. Up until the point of reading the preliminary report I had no problems with this… Read More »

Brexit Madness

Regular readers will know that I’m not averse from criticising a politician or two. This is usually because they’ve been interfering with the working of the NHS which tends to be to the detriment of all of us. The present austerity measures were based on a flawed academic paper from the USA but even when… Read More »

Save the NHS

I have recently been sent an Email asking me to sign up to a group to help save the NHS via the website 38 Degrees. I hope this is a sign that more and more people are starting to understand the crisis which is affecting general practice. We are teetering on the brink of an… Read More »

Letter from a Junior Doctor

Usually the December edition is quite light-hearted. But alas the NHS is facing unprecedented challenges and in view of the impending action by junior doctors it seemed appropriate to tell their side of the story. I fear that the government and media are likely to spin the story a different way. The following letter is… Read More »