It is the poor and most vulnerable who are being made to pay Continue reading Toothache
If you read my last column, you will know that I’m moving: from a two-bedroom flat, into a room in a shared house. Don’t ask me why. I have my reasons. Continue reading Autophagy for the people
“PIP” stands for Personal Independence Payment. It is the means by which the government supports disabled people in our community, allowing them to live free and independent lives Continue reading IS PIP a Money Saving Device?
I’ve just taken LSD. For the first time in 25 years. That little brown drop of liquid, placed on the end of my finger and ingested some 30 minutes ago, is about to play havoc with my sense of self… Continue reading LSD Refugees
She spent about nine months on and off in psychiatric care. She said she needed consolation, and all they gave her was drugs. She said she needed love and affection and to be told that it was all right, she was still a nice person. But they said she needed stability, and gave her injections. Continue reading Mad rag doll
Large corporations such as Virgin and Serco already run 10% of our GP services. The STPs will ensure even more departments being farmed out to private companies, which will naturally cherry pick all the easiest and most profitable bits Continue reading Subterfuge used to set up our NHS for privatisation
You probably remember David Cameron telling us that the NHS was safe in his hands. In fact he’s used this expression on a number of occasions, most recently during the General Election campaign in 2015. He said, “We can’t go … Continue reading NHS not safe in the hands of private companies