Category Archives: Health

Banning tea, ladders and school outings

Three recent stories show us not only where the world is going but where our money is going. An art student writes to the Times to say that he had gone into college to find that he was booked in … Continue reading

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Having it off on the NHS

Part of the fall-out from Lord Mancroft’s accusation that nurses are grubby and promiscuous is a survey reported in the Sunday Times which claims that one in ten of them consider it acceptable to start a relationship with a patient … Continue reading

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A hit-squad of old nurses

Libby Purves, writing in the Times on Tuesday (Send in the storm-trooper nurses) suggests that dirty hospitals be visited by “a volunteer regiment of ex-nurses trained before 1975: opinionated middle-aged women with strong memories and no fear of offending. Every … Continue reading

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