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2014 in review – cool, 68 countries!

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 3,000 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 50 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.

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The two surprising NHS surveys the government hopes you don’t see

Thanks to Nicola for sharing this, and for seemingly constantly campaigning for our NHS, one of our nation’s most valuable assets.

Pride's Purge

(not satire – it’s the UK today!)

There has been a concerted campaign in the mainstream press over the last few years to smear the NHS.

Here’s a recent example:

Daily Telegraph uses death of baby and outright lies to smear NHS

This is all part of the government’s misinformation campaign to discredit the NHS so it can turn over as much of it as possible to private healthcare companies.

Which is why you probably won’t have seen much in the mainstream press of a recent international survey which has ranked the UK’s NHS number 1 in the world for healthcare – above countries like Sweden, Switzerland, Germany and Norway:

nhs

But there’s another shocking recent survey you probably won’t have heard much about either.

The latest NHS staff survey shows over 70% of NHS workers think there are no longer enough staff to enable them to do their jobs properly:

NHS1

If the government has its way and keeps on…

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