https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPYdzIt7p7s Found via Linkedin contact - thanks, Nadia I'm hooked https://tinyurl.com/4eych3sp https://tinyurl.com/5y764cw6 My favourite question is, "Are you likening Richie Sunak... ... to a member of al Qaeda?" I used to avoid LBC - too many angry people but having now heard Sangita's responses I'm hooked. #GraceUnderFire #SangitaMyska #LBC
Just when Peter Duffy should have been safe, a whole new level of games begin! In the second and hopefully last instalment of Peter Duffy's Kafkaesque nightmare fight with Morecambe Bay's NHS Trust, he again has to decide to fight or run. The following is his account of the toll that the seven-year battle is… Continue reading The toll whistleblowing takes on the whistleblower
The most effective way to silence witnesses is fear. In the vast majority of scandals in the NHS, bullying is the core problem; it's not periphery. Mistakes happen, however, if people are too afraid to speak up, be that about negligent care, "Whistle In TheWind," or about the imposition of natural childbirth inappropriately - Shrewsbury… Continue reading It’s not the ‘crime’ it’s the cover-up
for a change...Heidi Crowter Heidi Crowter and her husband James outside the Royal Courts of Justice from Guardian Friday, November 25th "A woman with Down’s syndrome has lost a court of appeal challenge over late-stage abortions of foetuses with certain health conditions. Heidi Crowter, who brought the case alongside Máire Lea-Wilson, whose son Aidan also has… Continue reading Something positive
Unlike doctors nurses have never been encouraged to know their value - I hope this is about to change. https://tinyurl.com/yu778ysp Report on the strikes https://tinyurl.com/28v96jat RCN has a culture of bullying and harassment embedded in their union. Of their ruling council of seventeen 10 are women but 90% of the membership are women and they… Continue reading Nurses to go on strike at last! However, Royal College of Nursing has a culture of bullying & harassment according to report RCN commissioned
Two countries, the first a religious dictatorship, the second communist - both currently having mass protests against the form of government imposed upon them. Both regimes are supportive of the other. The courage of the protesters in China & Iran is breathtaking but pointless without support from the armed forces? However the longer protests last… Continue reading Iran & China
Treating people well pays Yesterday's post was about the possible spreading or delegating blame in the 'Rust' shooting. It reminded me of a much less serious incident when I was a runner working on a BBC Drama: "Campion," and someone tried delegating blame to me. I'd sent the unit driver back to the unit hotel… Continue reading Do as you would be done by
The actor Alec Baldwin, who fatally shot a cinematographer on the set of the film “Rust” last year with a gun he had been told was safe, sued several crew members, accusing them of negligence. Having worked in British Television for over 30 years and having looked after Bectu's freelance branches Costume & Wardrobe and… Continue reading A case of slapdash productions, on a shoestring budget with no time to do things safely?
Or should that be God help her... and us? "Donald Trump vs Ron DeSantis — the battle of the Republican big beasts Once considered a Trump protégé, the governor of Florida is now being touted as the party’s next big White House hopeful — if Trump allows it, says Sarah Baxter: https://tinyurl.com/3mpx6wjw I'm not having… Continue reading If I were religious I’d be saying God Bless America
Contrast the courage this must have taken with FIFA's Gianni Infantino's I feel your pain speech https://tinyurl.com/2xf3344p https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/63687412 What did Qatar threaten FIFA with? That they'd cancel the world cup? I think they would have lost more than FIFA and the message would have been awesome. Perhaps Fifa had already contractually got an agreement that… Continue reading Contrast the bravery of Iran’s football team with FIFA’s cowardice!