Health & the NHS

Scotland's Hospitals Are Safe

"As ‘our’ media swarm all over any sign of death in a hospital, scaring the vulnerable and endangering lives in the process, a bit of context is important. From the NHS Scotland information services division, published 4 days ago, that only 8 or 0.2% of patients in the week-ending 27 September were victims of probable (3) or definite (5) hospital onset Covid-19 infection. These are the most recent data published. 99.4% of cases were acquired in the community before admission to hospital."

Covid Across The Four Nations - As At 14 October 2020

"The unionist parties and press are daily asserting that Scotland is doing worse in handling Covid than England. Their desperation to undermine Nicola Sturgeon knows no bounds or any sense of decency. The Scottish Government and the First Minister set the policies and actions required but the work on the ground is delivered by the degree of compliance from people in Scotland and the sterling work of Scotland’s NHS. So what is the real position across the nations of the UK?"  Read on...

Hospitality Is One Of The Highest Risks From Covid

"So while unionists carp and wag fingers, other countries are also acting. Brussels is closing bars for a month, France is introducing restrictions to the hospitality sector, Ireland has restrictions on pub opening and Italy has made wearing face masks mandatory. And Boris Johnson is set to introduce similar regulations as in Scotland for the north of England. What say the ranting Tories now?"