Health and social care levy will cost NHS and care workers £390m

by Adam Bychawski openDemocracy NHS and social care workers in England will pay an estimated £390m extra to subsidise their own services when the National Insurance rise comes into effect in April, exclusive analysis by openDemocracy has revealed. Nurses will take … Continue reading Health and social care levy will cost NHS and care workers £390m

The Cricket in Times Square

We all hear similar sounds. .. but what do we listen to? A Masai community leader was invited to New York for a symposium.ln Times Square, amidst all the blaring of horns and bustle of humanity,he grabbed his host and said, “| hear a cricket!” He then slowly crossedthe street to where some shrubs were growing. He looked into the bushes,beneath the branches, and to his friend’s great amazement, there was asmall cricket. “That’s impossible!” exclaimed his friend. “You must have super-human hearing!” “Not quite,” said the Masai. “My ears are no differentfrom yours. ltjustdepends on what you’re listening for.” … Continue reading The Cricket in Times Square

Storm Dennis

Storm Dennis is occurring all of the UK today. Above is screen capture of the current warnings across the UK and also a screen capture of the current occurrence of Storm Dennis across of the UK The Army has been drafted in to help with the current flooding in parts of Yorkshire. Below is the advice provided by the Environment Agency if you are affected by flooding or severe weather. Click to access flood_warnings.pdf Continue reading Storm Dennis