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As anticipated following Chancellor George Osborne’s budget, Health Secretary Andrew Lansley has now declared that ‘regional’ pay for health workers is on the agenda. Needless to say, those in the South-East will earn more under this arrangement than colleagues further North. … Continue reading
It’s not my usual practice to post pics on this blog, but today is an exception. I don’t suppose Keep Our NHS Public will mind my showing you their Christmas card…. And I’m sure they’ll like it if you sign … Continue reading
‘Breastfeeding by UK mothers rises from 76% to 81%‘ is the headline of a report in today’s Guardian. It is, a Government spokesman tells, “encouraging to see an increase in the number of women who start breastfeeding”… Well, yes, most of … Continue reading
Spring. The days get longer, and my personal livid gets stronger. Not a healthy state for anyone, but with a fair wind perhaps we shall see a degree of amelioration on 5 May (UK local and devolved government election day). … Continue reading
Health Secretary Andrew Lansley has now confirmed that a majority of pregnant women have not had flu jabs: more than 70% remain unvaccinated. Given the low immunity and raised vulnerability of this women expecting babies this is a very serious concern. In past … Continue reading
A story I heard about events which happened yesterday (Friday 7 January) seems to resonate with some current concerns of top people in maternity care. The tale goes that a leading and very large NHS hospital sent at least two expectant mothers home again … Continue reading