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Wednesday 11 January 2017
by Wulf
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I know it is more often ‘hear, hear’ but I only had one ear syringed out in the end. I hadn’t been putting any olive oil or drops in the other one to soften things up so the nurse asked … Continue reading

Sunday 1 May 2016
by Wulf
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The Homoeopathic Health Secretary

For me, the most memorable comment from this weekend’s episode of The News Quiz was Andy Hamilton describing Jeremy Hunt as the ‘homeopathic health secretary’ because he seems to think that we don’t need hospitals but just the memory of … Continue reading

Monday 25 April 2016
by Wulf
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Someone will die

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has commented that the junior doctors’ strike due this Tuesday and Wednesday is an “extreme” action that will be “deeply worrying for patients” (source: BBC). He’s right; many will be seriously inconvenienced by cancelled operations and … Continue reading

Tuesday 15 March 2016
by Wulf
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How Much Do I Cost?

Or, rather, how much have I cost the NHS? The Guardian recently published a guide on the subject. The answer for me at the moment is not a massive amount – a higher figure than I expected but safely within … Continue reading