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The NHS in Scotland 2016

This week has seen the publication of the Audit Scotland report into the NHS in Scotland. I don’t know about you, but when I see the word “audit” my eyes start to glaze over and all the accountants I have … Continue reading

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Lost scarf, lost cause?

A few posts ago I reflected on the lost things of our lives – one of these is a yellow typewriter which I last saw in 1976 in West Africa. Sadly, another of my belongings has joined the list of … Continue reading

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Helen Eadie

The MSP Helen Eadie has died. I mentioned Helen in a number of earlier posts (see her name in the list of tags at the side of this blog). In addition to being the well-respected MSP for Cowdenbeath, she chaired the Scottish Parliament’s Cross … Continue reading

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Charter for People Living with Stroke

As promised in an earlier post, I am including a link to the Charter for People Living with Stroke: you can view the Charter here . For those living in Scotland who have survived a stroke, leaving hospital and re-entering the world … Continue reading

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Wednesday 18th September

It was the best of days – it was the worst of days. On Wednesday afternoon (18th September) the warring tribes of the Scottish Parliament met in the chamber to debate Scottish independence in recognition of  That Day – Referendum Day 18 September … Continue reading

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Catching up

I am sorry. Sorry for the long gap since any new entry appeared on this blog. But then sometimes silence is good, and it is not that I have been idle during this warm pleasant summer. Regular readers of this … Continue reading

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Those HEAT targets again

Followers of this blog will remember I wrote about the apparent reduction in standards for stroke care in Scotland a few weeks ago (If you can’t stand the heat…). I wanted to let you know how I got on when … Continue reading

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Cross Party Groups

When our three children were young I remember them discussing the nature of crosswords – along the lines of: Why is mum so interested in cross words? Why would they (ie Mum and Dad) be so interested in angry words? … Continue reading

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