Tag "Health"

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GMC puts doctors’ revalidation on hold

REVALIDATION of Guernsey’s doctors and consultants has been deferred for six months by the General Medical Council in response to the damning midwifery findings, the new Health and Social Services minister Paul Luxon has revealed.

Making a profit at A&E is wrong

HSSD have announced they are going to the States to obtain approval so that medical consultants can charge for their services at the Accident and Emergency department and that they hope to raise an extra £100,000 a year by doing so.

Free GcMaf is too good an opportunity to miss

NUMEROUS letters have recently been published in our local and public newspaper regarding the topic of GcMaf, stating opinions both for and against its abilities and claims regarding providing a cure for cancer and many other illnesses.

Licences exist to protect us

WITH apologies to readers who are tired of seeing my name on this page, I cannot let some of the opinions being expressed about licensed medicines pass unchallenged.

GcMaf has been trialled

MAY I please respond to Deputy Mike Hadley’s latest letter on GcMaf? He now at last admits there are scientific papers published about GcMaf, but says they are not in mainstream journals.

Conflicting information about Immuno Biotech/GcMaf

DAVID NOAKES, the chief executive officer of Immuno Biotec claims there is a conspiracy to close his company down because its cure for cancer (sic) threatens the large pharmaceutical companies. Mr Noakes was once a candidate for leadership of UKIP and believes the European Union is itself a huge conspiracy.

Smoke bans move beyond passive steps

WITH the exception of a diehard few, not many people would willingly return to the days when smoking was commonplace in pubs, cinemas and even on flights.

Teen pregnancy rates to be tackled

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PLANS to tackle high rates of teenage pregnancies will be addressed in a forthcoming sexual health strategy, a leading consultant has said.

Addiction to secrecy is widespread

NOW that the unredacted version of the Lightfoot review into the operation of the Ambulance and Rescue Service has finally been released, it is possible to see that withholding the information was secrecy for the sake of secrecy.

EU laws should not apply here

I WAS horrified to read the Guernsey Press article on Judy Hayman, who may lose the vitamins she needs because the deputies are to decide on food supplements legislation, i.e., the EU law to control vitamins.