Do you want our PPE or not?

Wednesday’s open letter to Health Secretary, Matt Hancock deserves highlighting. Hancock is obsessed by buying everything ‘at scale’ but really needs to start thinking as though this was a life threatening emergency rather than a threat to Conservative narrow ideology – whether he obtains the bulk buying discount – or not. Doesn’t he and Johnson… Read more

Fatstock for slaughter

I have already drawn attention to the diabetes and metabolism problems that appear to leave some people more than usually susceptible to COVID-19. Even more persuasive evidence has arrived in the ‘European Scientist’: Public Health England have said now is the best time to quit smoking, citing research from China concluding that smokers were 14… Read more

Personal Protection Equipment – continued

This is from Friday evening 17 April. This short television interview is damning, showing yet again that suppliers have offered to source further quantities but that government has completely failed to take up their offer : Meanwhile in Scotland and Wales: So Scotland and Wales with their devolved governments can manage equipment supplies but England… Read more

Essential workers – remember them!

Most sensible people have always realised that health is essential, and that nurses and all health support workers are essential workers. And now in this time of crisis, we can see exactly how essential these essential workers really are. Not just nurses and the health sector, but also farmers and other agricultural workers, lorry drivers,… Read more

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