Does the NHS care more about wokeness than healthcare?

Sep 21, 2021 by

from spiked: Its diversity and inclusion executive is paid more than the head of NHS England. The pandemic has put the NHS under considerable strain. Waiting lists have reached record highs. Surely, given these enormous challenges, you would expect the NHS to concentrate on its core mission. You would think that every available penny would go towards ensuring the delivery of decent healthcare. But you’d be wrong. In the eyes of those who run the NHS, there is far more important work to do –...

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Neil Oliver: Our strength is being together

Sep 20, 2021 by

from TCW: People are talking to me about the months ahead and the winter to come. Many fear a winter of discontent. They dread the dark and what the dark might hold. The troubles of recent weeks have been hard enough, they say, while the sun has shone and it has been easy to be outside. How will it be when the days are short and the nights are long? I say the autumn and the winter ahead will be what we choose to make them. It will be a test of who we are as people. I say that in the most...

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The NHS: overwhelmed by identity politics

Sep 7, 2021 by

By William Clouston, spiked: […] For all its constant demands for more resources, the NHS is better-funded than ever. Its budget has soared to record levels recently. Yet it is increasingly struggling to meet the public’s needs. As my friend was lying in pain and waiting for his operation, a story emerged that revealed the health service’s skewed priorities. The NHS Senior Leadership Onboarding and Support website, designed for senior NHS staff, published a blog about race, which went viral...

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Vaccine passports in Australia: two views

Sep 2, 2021 by

Australia’s church leaders say vaccine passports may create ‘unethical two-tiered society’ by Anugrah Kumar, Christian Today: Nearly 2,500 church leaders from different denominations in Australia are urging Prime Minister Scott Morrison not to implement vaccine passports in the country, warning that it would create “an unethical two-tiered society” and “medical apartheid.” The proposed introduction of “vaccine passports” into Australian...

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Why does the NHS need diversity managers?

Sep 1, 2021 by

by Fraser Myers, spiked: The NHS is often thought of as Britain’s state religion. However, there is a new set of official values noisily taking over our institutions. Although the drive for ‘equality, diversity and inclusion’ has animated the public sector and HR departments for decades, diversity initiatives have been given an enormous shot in the arm by the rise of wokeness and, in particular, last summer’s Black Lives Matter demonstrations. Not even the sacred NHS is immune from this. This...

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While COVID restrictions reduced general US health services, sex change surgeries grew by 12%

Aug 21, 2021 by

by Jonathon Van Maren, LifeSite: Our public school systems are, often, a direct threat to the wellbeing of children and are actively attempting to subvert parental influence and authority. The results, for children, can be life-long. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, young women with gender dysphoria are having their breasts removed in order to present as male in record numbers. Despite access to many forms of healthcare being limited in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic,...

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