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UK towns ‘polarised’ by rise of far right | UK news | The Guardian
But Khan said her investigations had detected a sense Britain was on the cusp of a fresh wave of rightwing extremism: “This backs up what experts have been telling me – that we are seeing a new wave of the far right: modernised, professionalised and growing; supported by a frightening amount of legal online extremist material.” [...] Metropolitan police’s Neil Basu, told the home affairs select committee that far-right extremists and Islamists were “feeding each other” and that police were currently presiding over 700 live terrorism investigations. [...] Home Office data shows that white people now constitute the largest proportion of arrested terrorism suspects for the first time in 13 years. Meanwhile, the number of people referred to the government’s counter-extremism programme, Prevent, because of concerns over rightwing extremism has grown by more than a quarter.
UK  Brexit  far-right  right-wing  Rechtsextremismus  Rechtsruck  AfD  PEGIDA  EDL  Austerity  Homophobia  homophobic  LGBT  transphobia  Transphobic  Tommy  Robinson  Bannon  DonaldTrump  Donald  Trump  Richard  Spencer  Bolsonaro  Salvini  France  Germany  USA  post-racial  Italy  alt-right  neonazi  neo-nazi  fascism  neofascism  Naziproblem  Islam  terror  terrorism  violence  hate  speech  crime  Council 
october 2018 by asterisk2a
Fall in planned operations in Scottish hospitals - BBC News
7% drop in planned ops (non-urgent). The health board has blamed problems recruiting staff. [...] Fewer beds being available in hospitals for patients having scheduled operations has been cited as one of the reasons why the number of procedures was down. Official figures show the total number of hospital beds available in Scotland in March dropped by 382 from 22,240 to 21,858. [...] A spokeswoman for NHS Grampian said: "The reduction in the number of procedures taking place is a direct result of the challenges we have faced in staffing.
"This does not just cover theatres themselves but also vital pre- and post-operative care.
"We continue to actively recruit to a range of posts but - in common with many Scottish boards - are facing a shortage of suitably qualified candidates in some areas."
She added that while they were unable to meet the Scottish government's legal waiting time guarantee they had created a new system for prioritising patients. [CANCER, A&E ops] &! https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/patients-left-in-pain-for-months-as-hospitals-cut-back-on-operations-lczqsl2fn &! http://practicebusiness.co.uk/pressure-of-vacancies-will-continue-say-doctors-leaders/
NHS  Grampian  Scotland  waiting  times  rationing  Cancer  diabetes  CVD  obesity  ageing  chronic  sick  population  demographic  bubble  Austerity  STP  health  care  demand  SNP  Shona  Robinson  premature  staff  shortage  locum  Nurses  vacancies  recruitment 
september 2017 by asterisk2a
Doctors warn ‘struggling’ NHS could be forced to cut back treatment - The Scotsman
The situation has become so critical that in future hospitals may have to look at scaling back treatment for many patients, the British Medical Association Scotland has said.
Dr Peter Bennie, head of BMA Scotland depicts a service which is “overburdened and underfinanced” with doctors and nurses “burnt out” and argues that Scottish Government claims of record funding “completely miss the point”. “If the gap between demand and resources is going to continue, then there is no choice but to ask what the NHS in Scotland can and can’t deliver in the future.”
 [...] Funding for the health service has been “virtually stagnant” UK-wide since the onset of austerity and is not keeping pace with growing demands, Dr Bennie added.
NHS  austerity  Shona  Robinson  Jeremy  Hunt  Simon  Stevens  Crisis  health  care  demand  budget  SNP  UK  sick  population  CVD  cancer  diabetes  medical  advances  ageing  demographic  bubble  premature  adult  social  rationing  STP 
december 2016 by asterisk2a
NHS £8bn budget plan 'not enough', say hospital bosses - BBC News
Patients in England will see rising waiting times, rationing and cuts in the number of staff unless the NHS gets more money, health bosses say.
A five-year plan to increase the budget by £8bn a year by 2020 was only set out last year, but now hospital bosses have warned that is not enough.
Chris Hopson, of NHS Providers, said the settlement needed to be redrawn.
It comes as the half-year accounts for 2016-17 showed hospitals and other NHS trusts were failing to keep in budget.
NHS  Crisis  Austerity  health  care  demand  budget  Simon  Stevens  Jeremy  Hunt  England  rationing  Scotland  Shona  Robinson  ageing  population  sick  demographic  bubble  chronic  diet  lifestyle  diseases  disease  CVD  cancer  adult  social  elderly  bed  blocking  diabetes  Public  Privatisation 
november 2016 by asterisk2a
Cancer charities: missed treatment target 'unacceptable' - BBC News
Cancer charities have said it is "unacceptable" that a key waiting times target has been missed. All but two health boards failed to meet a target to treat 95% of urgently-referred cancer patients within 62 days between April and June. //&! GP Crisis - http://bbc.in/2cBZQcv - Dr Mack believed it was "crucial" to look at the issues and take the right steps.
GP  staff  shortage  morale  locum  doc  CVD  cancer  diet-related  lifestyle  Scotland  NHS  ageing  population  sick  premature  Shona  Robinson  Crisis  demographic  bubble  health  care  demand 
september 2016 by asterisk2a
SNP government defeated after Holyrood health debate - BBC News
[ ~closing xyz that exists twice within vicinity/within one health trust~ ] bit.ly/2duMVyE - Labour's motion for the NHS debate highlighted proposed changes to services at the Vale of Leven Hospital, the Royal Alexandra Hospital, Inverclyde Hospital, Monklands Hospital, Lightburn Hospital, the Royal Hospital for Sick Children and the Centre for Integrative Care.
The party argued that the proposals "constitute major changes in service provision" and therefore should be decided on by ministers rather than local health boards. &! http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/live/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-37471597
NHS  Crisis  Scotland  Austerity  SNP  Shona  Robinson  Nicola  Sturgeon  Holyrood  ageing  population  sick  demographic  bubble  public  health  care  demand  budget 
september 2016 by asterisk2a
Public health is in crisis – and Theresa May is failing to act | Sarah Wollaston | Opinion | The Guardian
The new PM promised to tackle health inequalities, but her childhood obesity strategy shows a reluctance to take tough action against vested interests
Theresa  May  Jeremy  Hunt  Simon  Stevens  NHS  Crisis  obesity  sick  population  public  health  demand  budget  diet-related  lifestyle  Shona  Robinson  Nicola  Sturgeon  England  Scotland  Austerity  prevention 
september 2016 by asterisk2a
NHS on track for 'depressing milestone' of late cancer treatments - Evening Express
The target of 85% of cancer patients to be seen within two months of urgent referral has been missed for almost two years [...] “These targets exist to ensure swift diagnosis and access to cancer treatment, which is vital if we’re to give patients the best chance of a cure and are serious about having survival rates as good as anywhere in the world. [...] Nigel Edwards, chief executive of the Nuffield Trust, said: “Today’s drop in performance is yet another example of the great pressure the entire health service is facing.”
NHS  Scotland  cancer  sick  population  Austerity  ageing  premature  baby  boomers  babyboomers  diet-related  England  prevention  Simon  Stevens  Shona  Robinson  Jeremy  Hunt  Transgender 
september 2016 by asterisk2a
NHS boards face cuts totalling £407m (From Herald Scotland)
Scottish health boards are facing up to budget cuts on a scale never achieved before, and some are proposing savings deemed "high risk".
Figures on cuts planned by Scotland's 14 regional health boards and seven specialist boards showed total savin of £407m to be achieved this year. Critics said this would wipe out in a single year the bulk of the SNP's manifesto pledge to invest an extra £500 million in the NHS over the course of the next parliament. //^&! NHS Grampian saving 18.5m after ~40m injection of extra cash. - bit.ly/2btLpfc
NHS  Scotland  Transgender  Shona  Robinson  Austerity  health  care  demand  Nicola  Sturgeon  SNP  Theresa  May  England  ageing  population  GP  prevention  sick  Grampian  Crisis  obesity  heart  disease  attack  diabetes  mental  stroke  alcohol  abuse  demographic  bubble  baby  boomers  babyboomers  premature  chronic  Diseases  diet-related  lifestyle  waiting  times  cancer 
august 2016 by asterisk2a
▶ Marc Ecko Interview at The Breakfast Club Power 105.1 - YouTube
Marc Ecko - legacy over money. + Perception is perception, it's not reality. How are you perceived, your brand. Focus on what you are good at (Talent), and do that well (+Hustle). And then later comes the Hustle, even more so + harder work, if you want to go beyond that. ... "Kanye! You don't need those gatekeepers. [...] Don't let your product be defined by a certain price point [by those gatekeepers]. [...] Don't try to imagine your future in a straight line. [...] Hubris can kill yourself. Don't get high on your own supply. [Stay Humble, authentic, down to earth, stay true to yourself.]" [...] "Nike makes an event out of a product." + v=k3SIkVIj7TQ "Perfect is the Enemy of Great. Constrains drive Creativity. Pro/Am Picture." [...] "Public Perception (and ur perception) is not Reality. [...] Problem of being disconnected. Swing ur dick without being a dick. Be intellectually honest" + http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Marc+Ecko+Unlabel+Selling+you+without+selling+out&sm=3
Marc  Ecko  Book  Gary  Vaynerchuk  Social  Media  brand  branding  personal  brand  brands  marketing  perception  PR  differentiation  Music  Industry  Urban  Culture  Fashion  Industy  Kanye  West  entrepreneurship  entrepreneurial  entrepreneur  Gatekeeper  Gatekeepers  Luxury  Consumerism  consumerist  Fame  Fan  Base  lifehacks  lifehacker  life  lesson  self-belief  self-respect  self-awareness  Self-esteem  Pop  Culture  celebrity  internet  Tony  Robinson  Law  of  Attraction  Nike  Entertainment  Industry  Jay-Z  hubris  Legacy  digital  artist  artist  digital  economy  digital  natives  digital  content  Start-up  content  creator  creativity  creative  craft  Web  2.0  Tobuscus  Andy  Warhol  GoPro  life  hacker  Perspective 
january 2014 by asterisk2a

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