Most of the daily papers are carrying articles on the inadequacies of care of the dying within the NHS - click here.
need a proper debate on what medical research is necessary/feasible and
desirable. Every different group; prostate cancer, breast cancer,
diabetes, liver disease, heart. lung etc etc is busy researching away on
methods and drugs that will eradicate the disease and/or mitigate the
effects of the problem. These all cost ever increasing amounts of money.
Are we prepared to write an open ended cheque? Currently we seem to
want to prolong life so that people can get dementia and then have
euthanasia to polish us off. Perhaps we should focus ore on quality of life rather than prolonging life. We need a reasoned debate on these issues
but as politicians will be involved this looks very unlikely.
"We'll find another end" - Dolores O'Riordan requiscat in pace - I have to admit I was kinda proud of myself for having this week's Friday *traditio* all thought out. You, see last Saturday marked the 50th anniversary of...
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