Posts tagged: Andrew Lansley

The History Boys

“Those who cannot remember the past, are condemned to repeat it.” I’d like to paraphrase those words by George Santayana and say they are condemned to become politicians. More precisely they become health ministers.

Whenever a new party takes office, especially after years in the wilderness, it has to run around with dynamic zeal and change all that went before it in the NHS because it was just plain wrong. Read more ›››

Fat Chance

Phone-in producers are usually scratching around for subject matter at this time of year — the silly season. You only have to have listened to the amount of airtime to the ‘controversy’ over Fabio Capello’s pronouncement that David Beckham’s England days are over.

The latter’s absence from the World Cup squad was a bit of a giveaway. Read more ›››