NHS Privatisation - Sheffield Telegraph article

Is privatisation of the NHS inevitable and what would be its impact?"

To me privatisation means NHS services that do not meet the need of everyone, are not free at the point of delivery and are not based on clinical need, rather on the ability to pay. This is how public eyecare in England has been delivered since Conservative government privatisation in 1989.

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Karl Hallam
#enjoytheview

There is no point making the effort to cycle up Curbar or run to the top of Stanage if you are not going to take time to enjoy the view …

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Karl Hallam
Children need annual eye tests - book them in!

Why are annual children’s eye tests not part of the school holiday routine? If your child cannot see properly they will enjoy school less and not do as well in their studies. Six monthly dental checks are considered normal, but while you get two sets of teeth and even false ones your two eyes are irreplaceable ...

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Karl Hallam