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  • Hospital was warned about cancer waiting list fiddling two years ago [Britain's NHS]

    11/07/2013 1:37:15 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 6 replies
    Telegraph UK ^ | November 7, 2013 | Laura Donnelly and Hayley Dixon
    Two junior clerical workers say they told NHS managers that they were being ordered to falsify data, so that it seemed that patients were being treated far more quickly than was the case. Police are considering whether to launch a criminal investigation after regulators the Care Quality Commission (CQC) found evidence that staff were put under pressure to falsify data, leaving some patients waiting up to four months for urgent treatment. The chief inspector of hospitals has said lives may have been risked by “shocking” decisions taken at Colchester Hospital University Foundation trust to delay crucial treatment for cancer patients,...
  • Freezing, Dying Brits - More Liberal Dreams Ending In Death

    03/29/2013 8:34:34 AM PDT · by joeclarke · 15 replies
    JoeClarke.Net ^ | 03/29/2013 | JoeClarke.Net
    How many Brits will freeze to death this year in the United Kingdom? Evidently, from my viewing the weekly Parliament Questions to the Prime Minister, shown on C-SPAN, it does not matter a heck of a lot who may die because of a lack of home heating energy. What matters, even in the UK under the leadership of a "conservative" is, "Will the the United Kingdom be closing down its coal, gas, nuclear, and oil plants fast enough to satisfy the carbon taxing which will be accelerated in the coming months and years?" In November 2012, this headline hit the United Kingsom' Daily Mail, 24,000 Freeze To Death Last...
  • The NHS did not deserve to be so disgracefully glorified in this bonanza of left-wing propagand

    07/28/2012 11:12:05 AM PDT · by Mozilla · 40 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 7/28/12 | Rick Dewsbury
    The letters ‘NHS’ dazzled in bright red, like some triumphant advert. All around pranced self-indulgent nurses who had volunteered to take a few days off to be part of the ceremony. And how long did this shameful propaganda last for? A whole 15 minutes at the top of proceedings before viewers dozed off to the procession of banana republics and far-flung destinations nobody has ever heard of or even cares for. That such a politically divisive subject was included at all is utterly shocking. Not least because it glossed over the cracks in a system that is creaking at its...
  • 15-year-old schoolgirl died after 'doctor mistook tuberculosis for lovesickness'

    05/15/2012 2:22:23 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 59 replies
    Telegraph UK ^ | 05-14-2012 | Staff
    A 15-year-old schoolgirl died of tuberculosis after her bungling GP claimed she was 'lovesick', an inquest heard. Alina Sarag was seen by more than five doctors at four different hospitals but medics failed to detect the curable disease. Her distraught parents even called her GP more than 50 times about their daughter's ailing condition over a four-and-a-half month period before her death on January 6 last year. An inquest heard that her GP, Dr Sharad Shripadrao Pandit, accused her parents of "mollycoddling" her. Shockingly, he even claimed her symptoms were brought on because she was 'lovesick'. Her distraught father, Sultan...
  • ‘American Doctors For Truth’ Releases New Ad: Obama Throws Granny Off the Cliff (Video)

    03/20/2012 5:07:49 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 23 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | March 20, 2012 | Jim Hoft
    American Doctors for Truth released a new Obamacare ad this week. In the ad President Barack Obama throws Granny off the cliff rather than give her the health care she needs – just like Obamacare! You can donate to this conservative group and help get the truth out about Obamacare here. http://www.ads4truth.org/index.html
  • 2008 Romney: We will fight to get health care for all Americans

    02/29/2012 2:28:54 PM PST · by James Thomas · 6 replies
    THE rightscoop ^ | February 29, 2012 | Mitt Romney
    Our friend Andrew at Buzzfeed dug up something that should make America facepalm:
  • Texas Dems: Perry Puts Tea Party Ahead of Teachers

    11/04/2011 5:51:54 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 47 replies
    Insurance News Net ^ | November 3, 2011 | Texas Democratic Party
    AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 3 -- The Texas Democratic Party issued the following news release: According to data released by the Health and Human Services Department in October, retired teachers and retired state employees in Texas have been among the biggest beneficiaries of the early retirement provision of the health care law. The Teacher Retirement System of Texas received $70,629,796 from the feds to offer health insurance to early retirees, and the Employees Retirement system of Texas received $30,175,627. These two state entities are among the top 25 beneficiaries of this provision of the health care law in the country. More...
  • Mitt Romney to unveil national healthcare pitch

    05/10/2011 11:25:16 AM PDT · by GQuagmire · 36 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | May 10, 2011 | Hillary Chabot
    Former Bay State Gov. Mitt Romney will detail his proposal to reform health care Thursday in a speech meant to confront the biggest hiccup in his 2012 presidential bid — but he’s unlikely to renounce the Massachusetts health care reform he helped create.
  • AUTHOR OF OBAMACARE ADMITS TO NEVER READING THE BILL!

    08/29/2010 2:09:57 PM PDT · by geraldmcg · 16 replies
    WebToday ^ | 8-29-10 | WebToday
    A Montana Senator admits to Writing Health care Bill but not Reading It. This is disgustingly typical of our fallen times. As a pundit who has been very skeptical of both Democrats and Republicans, Paul Owen has taken a very keen interest in the recent primaries. Of major concern to him – and many Americans – is that more establishment politicians are sent back to Washington. A prime example of the political establishment mindset has come courtesy of a town hall meeting held my Montana Senator Max Baucas (D) and HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, in which the new health care...
  • FAT TAX ON SODA POP?

    08/01/2010 4:04:04 AM PDT · by geraldmcg · 10 replies · 1+ views
    WebToday ^ | WebToday
    One of the unexpected side effects of Obama’s socialized medicine plan could be the state claiming the right to determine what you can eat or drink. When your good health becomes a matter of fiscal policy, you can predict the “fat police” stepping into your life, regulating nutrition as they see fit, and it appears early salvos in that battle are now sounding in Illinois. Murmurs from “public interest groups” located in the Land of Lincoln are suggesting a mandatory state tax on sugary soft drinks that could potentially raise the price of high calorie sodas by one or two...
  • Liberty Or Debt

    03/19/2010 4:33:29 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 43 replies · 893+ views
    Investors.com ^ | March 19, 2010 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    States' Rights: Idaho requires its attorney general to sue the feds if ObamaCare passes while Virginia, the cradle of liberty, heads the line of states in front of the federal courtroom. Somewhere Patrick Henry is smiling. As the second coming of King George III seeks to impose the leftist mandate of national health insurance on the unwilling American people, the states are once again in revolt. This time they're unwilling to be the colonies of an imperial federal government determined to spend and tax us into bankruptcy while treating the Constitution as if it were bird cage liner. Is this...
  • when the dems screwed Hillary, they screwed america (Roseanne blames Soros)

    03/10/2010 12:30:28 AM PST · by tlb · 39 replies · 1,291+ views
    roseanneworld. ^ | March 6, 2010 | Roseanne Barr
    when the dems screwed Hillary, they screwed america out of health care and out of jobs. I knew it. I told you so. I got so sick to my stomach as I watched forty years of the work of women get washed down the drain by axelrod and emmanuel and dean, richardson kerry and kennedy. When Oprah, who knows nothing about politics and who never in twenty years did one show on the subject, put the final nail in the coffin of the health care candidate, i was stunned. I lost my faith in everything, including God. I had seen...
  • Federal healthcare is Illegal

    03/01/2010 8:30:04 AM PST · by Fester2010 · 22 replies · 730+ views
    Behind the smokescreen of congressional debate over proposed healthcare legislation is an undeniable yet unspoken fact. That is simply that federal healthcare is illegal. It is not authorized or permitted by the United States Constitution. The federal government does not have legal authority to take over the healthcare industry.
  • RONALD REAGAN SPEAKS OUT ON SOCIALIZED MEDICINE

    02/25/2010 10:46:37 AM PST · by Typical_Whitey · 8 replies · 292+ views
    Ronald Reagan Speaks Out Against Socialized Medicine http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fRdLpem-AAs
  • Bee welfare

    01/03/2010 7:39:15 AM PST · by Ge0ffrey · 2 replies · 354+ views
    New York Post ^ | January 3, 2010 | J.D. Bratten
    I know why one-third of all honeybees have stopped showing up at the hives (“To Bee or Not To Bee? Alison Benjamin, PostScript, Dec. 27). The so-called stimulus bill expanded and extended unemployment and food-stamp benefits, so why work? The December Omnibus bill extended them again, and health care is now free for all bees that cannot afford it. The mysteriously missing bees could return to buzzing around, making honey for a living at the hive. But why risk being swatted with a new tax, because all that flapping would surely add to global warming. It just doesn’t pay to...
  • U.S. National Health Care Reform - Setting The Stage For The Anti - Christ

    12/21/2009 5:23:15 PM PST · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 17 replies · 636+ views
    In light of the Senate upcoming vote this week and the Red Democratic Party's victory in passing health care reform legislation in the House of Representatives. The cry and mantra we’re now hearing from the Obama administration and the Leftist Secular controlled Democratic Party is that we have to have a National Health Care bill passed and in place before the beginning of the summer congressional recess. The urgency and subtlety of this bill is quite telling. Some common tactics used by the Left are camouflage, deception, manipulation, connivery and demagoguery to get the agenda that they want. It is...
  • (Breast Cancer:) Rationing's First Step

    11/18/2009 5:06:31 PM PST · by raptor22 · 19 replies · 1,134+ views
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | November 17, 2009 | IBD staff
    Health Care: A government task force has decided that women need fewer mammograms and later in life. Shouldn't that be between patient and physician? We have seen the future of health care, and it doesn't work. We have warned repeatedly that the net results of health care bills before Congress will be higher demand, fewer doctors, more cost control, all leading to rationing. New recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) regarding breast cancer and the necessity for early and frequent mammograms do not convince us otherwise. Just six months ago, the panel, which works under the...
  • (UK) Doctors were told to practise on patients, says whistleblower

    11/18/2009 11:20:00 AM PST · by markomalley · 10 replies · 381+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | 11/18/2009
    Dr Otto Chan told a hearing in East London that some doctors at the Royal London Hospital were ''exposed'' to procedures that they were not trained for. He said: ''The department was going rapidly backwards, I had real serious concerns about patient care in relation to the training programme. ''The junior staff in our department were doing too much unsupervised work.'' Dr Chan added: ''The juniors were being exposed to procedures that they were clearly not trained to do.'' The radiologist said junior doctors were sometimes given notes on how to do a procedure and ''being told to go and...
  • Experts question motives of mammogram guidelines (Here comes healthcare rationing)

    11/16/2009 7:13:28 PM PST · by WeatherGuy · 26 replies · 1,076+ views
    Reuters ^ | Nov 16, 2009 | Julie Steenhuysen
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Cancer experts fear new U.S. breast imaging guidelines that recommend against routine screening mammograms for women in their 40s may have their roots in the current drive in Washington to reform healthcare. Critics of the guidelines, issued on Monday by the U.S. Services Task Force, an independent panel sponsored by the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Quality, say the new guidelines are a step backward and will lead to more cancer deaths. Here are some of their concerns. * Dr Carol Lee, chairwoman of the American College of Radiology Breast Imaging Commission, said she fears insurers -- both...
  • If Obama Had Told Us Before His Election

    10/13/2009 8:44:16 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 69 replies · 3,139+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | 10/13/2009 | Phyllis Schlafly
    If Barack Obama had campaigned on what he has actually done in his first 300 days in office, would he have been elected? That's the question so many are asking today. If Obama had told us he would appoint 34 czars, reporting only to himself and not vetted or confirmed in the constitutional way, building a powerful unitary executive branch of government, would he have been elected? What if he had told us that his green jobs czar had been a Communist, that the science czar wrote in a college textbook that compulsory "green abortions" are an acceptable way to...