Monthly Archive: October, 2012

Winterbourne View Lives On (in other places)

Castlebeck or should that be Castlewreck the Car(e) Wreck & Flocking Nursing Assistants in Outpatients   http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01nqn4d “A flock of hospital Nursing Assistants gibbering, clattering, jabbering, nattering, blathering and yammering away in small… Continue reading

No One Leading – Terrible Turmoil

No One Leading – Terrible Turmoil   I feel this Government cannot do anything right at the moment even when they have good news to report they lose the initiative and become reactive;… Continue reading

Violence Begets Violence

Violence Begets Violence “It’s true what they say, you never forget the guilt you feel from the past” “The ghosts of your negative past stay in your mind & dreams, always”   Working… Continue reading

The Management of Chronic Pain Group (MCP)

The Management of Chronic Pain Group (MCP)   (http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Management-Chronic-Pain-MCP) The MCP Group has simple aims, to bring into the light the effects of chronic pain, joining professionals with those experiencing CP, discussing: Experiences… Continue reading

5 Years On – A Positive Future!?!?

5 Years On – A Positive Future!?!?   (& a Positive Dawn is in reach, we just have to reach out & grab it) It really is only 5 years since the North… Continue reading

Chronic Pain Destroys All It Touches

Chronic Pain Destroys All It Touches  Chronic Pain is more than a pain in the arse! (A personal angle on chronic pain – “A close friend suggested it would help educate and inform,… Continue reading

Welfare Reform’s Biggest Losers

Tens of thousands of disabled adults & children set to be welfare reform’s biggest losers “New report reveals how Universal Credit changes will hit disabled hardest”, Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson launches inquiry (11 July 2012)… Continue reading

The Cost of Care

(Inside Out BBC1 Monday 15/10/2012) (http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00zjzvc) The programme was an analysis and exposé of how Councils are driving down the price of care to our elderly. The North East Councils were amongst the… Continue reading

Savage & Sick

Savage Sick Jimmy Savile It was one of those news reports that made me do a double take. The news was full of that poor family with their missing 5 year old, April… Continue reading

A Green Recovery

A Green Recovery A Disability In Busines & Innovative Minds At Work Campaign (October 2012) I see the Liberal Democrats were spouting that to make the Conservative Blue into eco Green you just… Continue reading