Imposition? This was never just about a contract.

Originally posted on juniordoctorblog.com:
Jeremy Hunt has gone nuclear and in a statement on 11th February announced forced contract imposition. You may have heard the story of this dispute as told by Jeremy Hunt- it goes like this. ‘People have less good care at weekends in hospital, because junior doctors are not available. We should…

Sickness worsening? Beware following DWP rules

Originally posted on jaynelinney:
Before Christmas I attended an emergency interim appointment with my psychotherapist, (I’m still waiting regular appointments 2 years after referral); this was due to my continuous depression and dissociation becoming dangerous, I was constantly fighting thoughts of suicide . Because the S word was used, my therapist was obliged to write to…

The Upsetting Reality Of Modern Day Poverty.

Originally posted on kathleen kerridge:
This is a post about a subject very close to home.  My home.  It is about politicians who wouldn’t know poverty if it chewed on their overpaid arses. It’s about, in part, Jamie Oliver. Now, to put this out there, I love Jamie.  For years and years, I idolised the man.  He taught…