Health. Archive

The Cuban Way

 Knock ! Knock! whose there? It’s your Cuban Doctor, apparently, in Cuba, the whole family gets an annual check up, and it’s not just your health, your whole lifestyle gets put under the microscope assessing the state of your home, which could be affecting the health of you and your family. I don’t think that

MENTALLY ILL: treatment what treatment.

 Simon Wessely                  Official: in Britain, it is said less than a third of those suffering from anxiety and depression receive hardly any treatment.  People are still waiting more than 18 weeks, and can be up to two years for their treatment, said incoming President of the UK-based

ENOCH POWELL: THE POLITICIAN WITH CARE ON HIS MIND

  ENOCH POWELL: the godfather of care in the community. Health minister in the conservative government in the 60s; a right-winger known for his speeches on immigrants and immigration. He was the also the champion of closing down the large mental hospitals or “loony bins” as they were known evoking images of straitjackets and padded cells. So-called care