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[FS] NHS England

Discussion in 'classifieds' started by Space is the Place, Dec 12, 2019.

  1. Rosewind

    Rosewind Lost in Translation

    I have been contacted by a Nigerian princess who would like to place a bid on behalf of a Chinese entity with no verifiable connection to the Chinese leadership. But only if there will be unlimited access to all UK citizen data collected by the NHS. If that fails I am told that an American venture fund is interested in paying 200% of the going rate with crypto-currency tied up in the estate of a recently deceased crypto-currency mogul.
     
  2. Mr Pig

    Mr Pig ^'- -'^

    Dear Labour, shut the feck up. You were told from the word go that Corbyn was utterly unelectable and what did you do? Cry somewhere else.

    And don't bother complaining about being wiped out in Scotland either. The SNP do socialism better than you do. If you really cared about the people and not just getting power you would be congratulating them.

    You got your arse handed to you because you took the electorate for fools. Nobody liked what you said yesterday and nobody cares what you say today.
     
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  3. Space is the Place

    Space is the Place pfm Member

    What was meant to be a rather lighthearted thread has turned into something else it seems...

    Nobody gave a **** when i sold the faulty penguin.

    Some good points made though especially by Natra. I also have many friends that are on the end of abuse most weeks. Little Britain.
     
  4. Mr Pig

    Mr Pig ^'- -'^

    Nothing funny about Corbyn. Oh no hang on, now there is! :0)
     
  5. Tony L

    Tony L Administrator

    I still haven’t received this item.
     
  6. Space is the Place

    Space is the Place pfm Member

    It must have broken out of the brown paper that i wrapped it in! There was a penguin sighting in Salford Quays about the same time, of course it could have been a different penguin.
     
  7. You never answered to that P.M .... Will you take weekly payments of 350m for the next 25 years? Vlad, my bank manager will happily arrange the funds.
     
  8. Tony L

    Tony L Administrator

    That is highly annoying as I had invested in a beak soldering station to repair the advertised damage. My cat doesn’t look quite right with its new beak.
     
  9. joe9407

    joe9407 actress/activist

    As an American, I only briefly auditioned the item up for sale, but when studying abroad back in the day I went to a GP (my eye reacted poorly to some of your exotic British pollen, apparently) and when I left I was amazed that I wasn't asked to pay anything! Never happens when you do a similar demo in these parts.

    Accordingly, I think the OP should reconsider selling. The other models out there get old quickly.
     
  10. mjkelshaw

    mjkelshaw pfm Member

    I also remember the days when one could visit one's GP - unfortunately 'these' days, I've found that it's almost impossible to contact the surgery, let alone get an an appointment with an actual G.P.
    I'm really surprised that 'HM.Gov' seem to oppose 'voluntary euthanasia' - I'm sure that would eliminate most of the problems of the NHS.
    Given that I'm now 'beached' on what has become a 'sad little island', there are days when I think that the offer of listening to a favourite album track with a cup of tea, whilst fading into oblivion, would be a welcome relief.
    However, if this was a 'government sponsored' programme - the electronics would be unreliable, the tea wouldn't be palatable, and at this time of year they would be playing 'Noddy bloody Holder' - Bah Humbug!
     
  11. crimsondonkey

    crimsondonkey pfm Member

    Aww, poor you.
     
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  12. ex brickie

    ex brickie pfm Member

    You don’t see these for sale because they are a rarity....

    If you can get inside the dealer’s showroom (any primary care unit, GP, hospital , dentist, mental health service) the experience can be excellent. Try getting an appointment at a time you need it or to suit your needs.
     
  13. ex brickie

    ex brickie pfm Member

    I would happily pay more taxes if I could get the service I had in Australia when I was there for three years. This is a real life example.....

    GP surgery open seven days a week 8.00am to 8.00pm. You can choose a time to visit and it doesn’t have to be in work time. Almost always you can get an appointment next day - same day if urgent.

    I needed some precautionary checks and had blood tests one day plus a certificate to get an x-Ray. I drove to the x Ray clinic (10 mins drive) and they were able to scan me straight away. The x-Ray results and comments back to the GP within 3 working days . End to end - seeing the GP , x-Ray and back to the GP was around a week. X-Ray found nothing so next was a precautionary scan. That took around 2-3 weeks to arrange. Again results back to GP electronically within a week.

    It was very reassuring to know that you can get access that quickly although admittedly that is a service that is supplemented by private health insurance.

    Dentists also tended to be private (try getting on a public list in the UK) but you could get an appointment there pretty easily too.

    Increasing pressures on the NHS mean more funding needed and those who can pay more should pay more. However, we have to remove the ridiculous restrictive practices too. How come it is virtually impossible to get a GP appointment at a time that doesn’t disrupt your working day (much harder still if you have to commute an hour or more each way to work). GP surgeries are not customer centric - definitely not patient first
     
  14. The NHS is a very profitable business, to the right/certain people. The way its ran and organised needs to be reformed, much like the house of commons.
     
  15. Roger Adams

    Roger Adams pfm Member

    Profit extraction means higher prices for consumers.
     
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  16. deanf

    deanf pfm Member

    This is a scam, mods please delete. OP told me this had 40 new hospitals, it’s the MK1 with only six.
     
  17. Nero

    Nero Call me 'Goose'

    Yes, but it can easily be upgraded by adding money trees. It's a seductive upgrade ladder though, and before long you could be splashing out on an ND-NHS hospital.
     
  18. hifinutt

    hifinutt hifinutt

    I recall one of our local surgeries tried Saturday opening but there was no interest. May have been because the Gp was hated by many and a very very difficult character!!! He once marched a nurse out of the surgery and very few would work for this gp.
     
  19. Magic

    Magic Hifi Whore Dah?

    I feel that this provides some insight. Having spent a significant amount of time being bounced around the whole gamut of NHS services for the last couple of years I experienced a majority of people trying to make the best of things. I honestly believe that funding has been deliberately throttled to facilitate privatisation. This will allow profiteering from both @ home & abroad. I've experienced healthcare in the States & in Europe & I sincerely fear the NHS will end up like the greedy, uncaring US model. If promises are kept then I'll happily admit my error, but is that a reasonable expectation in a "post truth" world?


    https://amp.theguardian.com/books/2...-five-medical-memoirists-henry-marsh-adam-kay
     
  20. thebigfredc

    thebigfredc pfm Member

    Historically, the same is true of hospitals. The NHS was run for/by the Consultants.

    The situation is changing albeit slowly and for the better in my view - I have friends and family who work in our local hospital and they have to work one Saturday in every five/six but hell do they whinge about it.
     

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