Monthly Archives: May 2011

Better to Light a candle than Curse the Darkness

The 28th May 2011 saw the 50th anniversary of Amnesty International.   An organisation which now consists of over 3million supporters started from Peter’s Beneson’s belief that if individuals undertook simple acts, such as writing to governments, that their joint impact … Continue reading

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Does Registration Equal Quality Care?

This week saw the publication by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) of their first 12 reports from an inspection programme which examines whether elderly people receive essential standards of care in 100 NHS hospitals throughout England.  The programme focuses on … Continue reading

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Shaken not stirred?

The BBC reported yesterday that David Cameron has said the NHS in England needs to change to avoid a “future crisis” as he sought to rally support for a controversial shake-up. Speaking to health staff, the prime minister said the … Continue reading

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Faces in the Crowd

Over the last week our televisions have been filled with faces in crowds.  Last Friday we  saw huge numbers gather in London and line the streets of the Royal wedding route.  Whilst we may never know the exact numbers, for … Continue reading

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