UK Health Newswire Archive
22-12-2006 11:30In a concerted and well resourced media campaign, circumcision enthusiasts based in the United States have attempted to dupe us all into believing that male circumcision is a magic bullet for HIV prevention. Whatever your own view on circumcision, this campaign for enforced surgery crosses lines of ethics and consent that are fundamental for personal freedom.
20-12-2006 03:29BNP member Steve Wright is identified as second person arrested in Suffolk of killing of five sex workers. The 48 year old fash was arrested in a dawn raid on his home in Ipswich's red light district, where he regularly took in prostitutes while his wife was at work.
19-12-2006 12:08One of London's most fashionable restaurants, used by film stars and members of the Royal family, has become the first in the country to be fined for falsely claiming that meat used in a number of its dishes was organically farmed.
18-12-2006 23:13The NHS database promises to be the biggest of the states big brother databases, but of course those with money won't be one it since they use private doctors, it's for the rest of us... There is a campaign to encourage people to opt out, read on.
17-12-2006 18:51The Government's plan to upload our medical records to a centralized database is a thread to all our privacy.
16-12-2006 00:40A recent danish study seemed to give the all clear to cell phones, but it merely ignored the mountain of clear contrary evidence. The website:
http://www.mast-victims.org shows the extent of victims
14-12-2006 23:27Three providers of medicinal cannabis to MS sufferers are due to be judged tomorrow in Carlisle, where the jury will be asked to decide if they conspired to break the law or if, in fact they did their best to work within it. The common law defence of medical necessity in cannabis cases was removed after this alleged offence was committed and the changed law is being applied retrospectively. Hardly fair, is it?
11-12-2006 22:07Long letter to all those who sent in dissenting letters regarding the introducton of the centralised NHS Care Record System (starting in 2007) aka Spine.
07-12-2006 12:32Home Sec John Reid replies to an Amnesty Intl camapign letter regarding the removal of benefits from so-called failed asylum seekers.
Every year for the last nine years, on the last saturday of October, there has been a gathering in London of the friends and family of those who have been killed while in the custody of the state and it's employees....
04-12-2006 18:09Before entering the District Lane platform at Ealing Broadway station at 4.30pm on Monday
4th December 2006 I was surprised to be confronted by an AXA healthcare sales person.
It seems incredibly inappropiate to sell healthcare on a station platform where someone is going to be in a hurry and liable to make a rushed decision with vulnerable people in particular at risk.
04-12-2006 10:54THC4MS supplied cannabis chocolate to people with MS for a number of years, they didn't make a secret of what they were doing, even to the extent of having meetings with the local police. They were under the impression everything was OK 'till the boot came at the door.