COVID Antiviral Pill Could Be Offered To Vulnerable Patients Before Christmas

The first at-home treatment for COVID 19 could reportedly be given to patients before Christmas in an effort to protect vulnerable people from the Omicron strain. According to a newspaper outlet, Health Secretary Sajid Javid is set to start a national pilot of the Molnupiravir antiviral pill, also known as Lagevrio. Molnupiravir, which can beContinue reading “COVID Antiviral Pill Could Be Offered To Vulnerable Patients Before Christmas”

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Long Waits For Routine Treatment In The NHS

It was reported that follow up appointments are to be scrapped and patients moved around the country under extreme strategies to tackle the immense NHS waiting list overload. The Health Secretary Sajid Javid is understood to have ordered NHS health chiefs to come up with suggestions to alleviate the backlog. A review will recommend patientsContinue reading “Long Waits For Routine Treatment In The NHS”

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Conservative MPs Threaten Rebellion Over Boris Johnson’s Decision To Water Down The Cap On Social Care Costs

Boris Johnson is facing growing Tory resistance over his decision to water down a new cap on social care costs. Conservative MPs are demanding the Government rethink a change to the Prime Minister’s social care plans which was slipped out last week. Small print relating to the reforms means that means-tested support from local authoritiesContinue reading “Conservative MPs Threaten Rebellion Over Boris Johnson’s Decision To Water Down The Cap On Social Care Costs”

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Bribes Of £1,000 Are Being Offered To Families In Cornwall

Families are being offered up to £1,200 to take their loved ones out of the hospital in a bid to ease a growing healthcare crisis. Last month the Royal Cornwall Hospital declared a critical incident after up to 100 people were waiting to be seen in the emergency department with 25 ambulances queueing outside. LocalContinue reading “Bribes Of £1,000 Are Being Offered To Families In Cornwall”

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This 53-Year-Old Super-Fit Nurse Committed Suicide After Losing Three Limbs To Sepsis

An inquest heard that a brave nurse whose independence was stripped from her overnight when she lost both her legs and an arm after a cough turned to sepsis was discovered hung by her husband. Jayne Carpenter, 53, was left with just one limb when a simple cough in 2016 grew into neutropenic sepsis, aContinue reading “This 53-Year-Old Super-Fit Nurse Committed Suicide After Losing Three Limbs To Sepsis”

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Hospital Rules Are Broken By Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson is at the centre of a face coverings row after going mask free on a visit to a hospital. The Prime Minister posed with masked nurses at Hexham General Hospital in pictures that sparked a stir on social media. His visit came as he dodged a debate on Tory sleaze in the HouseContinue reading “Hospital Rules Are Broken By Boris Johnson”

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Test And Trace, The NHS’s ‘World Beating’ £37.5 Billion Program, Was A Waste Of Taxpayers’ Money

A damaging report by MPs claims that the £37 billion NHS Test and Trace service has been an eye wateringly costly mess. It’s failed to break chains of COVID transmission, prevent lockdowns or allow people to return to a more normal way of life. The organisation, previously led by former TalkTalk boss Baroness Harding, alsoContinue reading “Test And Trace, The NHS’s ‘World Beating’ £37.5 Billion Program, Was A Waste Of Taxpayers’ Money”

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A Huge Backlog Of Cancer Care Will Result In Thousands Of Deaths Over The Next Decade

A damaging report has shown that thousands of cancer patients will die over the next decade because of the overwhelming treatment backlog caused by the pandemic. About 19,500 people in England with cancer haven’t yet been diagnosed due to COVID associated disruption to the NHS. According to an analysis by the Institute for Public PolicyContinue reading “A Huge Backlog Of Cancer Care Will Result In Thousands Of Deaths Over The Next Decade”

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The plan To Permit 16-Year-Olds To Legally Alter Their Gender Is Causing Concerns

Campaigners have criticised Nicola Sturgeon’s proposal to enable people to change their gender at the age of 16, claiming the move could open the floodgates to teens requesting irreversible gender reassignment surgery. The Scottish Government has said it plans to bring forward the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill within the next year. The draft lawContinue reading “The plan To Permit 16-Year-Olds To Legally Alter Their Gender Is Causing Concerns”

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Are Taxpayers Going To Get Anything Back For The Extra £10 Billion Spent On The NHS?

British taxpayers were informed today that Boris Johnson’s manifesto busting £30 billion NHS handout will be eaten up permanently by the health service, with waiting lists and delays here to stay. The Prime Minister promised the additional £10 billion a year to clear the enormous backlog that has accumulated during the pandemic, on top ofContinue reading “Are Taxpayers Going To Get Anything Back For The Extra £10 Billion Spent On The NHS?”

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