Director of Social Work in an NHS Trust. Military History MA student. Volunteer for @CWGC, all views my own. Lefty Liberal. Verified by my dog.dkms.org.uk/en/register-now Buckinghamshire, Europe.Joined March 2012
Please verify your age
You can login with twitter below to verify your age.
How can it be right that South West Water can rake it in and pay out huge dividends, but are not even properly investing in our infrastructure? These negligent firms need reigning in - if Ofwat isn't up to the task, then we need a new regulator.
@rentaquill@WeHaveWaysPod I have the pre BoB book, and the audible version, hadn’t even considered the audible version would be different. It’s notable that references to the ‘famous’ names, are limited.
Greggs opens 30th outlet store today, in Newham, east London. Must admit I didn't know they had any, but they've existed since 1972 'to support socially deprived areas and redistribute unsold food items'. In 2021, they sold 1.1m sweet products, 1.1m sarnies and 1m savoury items.
#StrepA cases are rising but please remember:
Fever is a normal bodily response to fight infection;
• Fever on its own doesn't cause harm;
• Most children with a fever do not have Strep A;
• Most children with Scarlet fever recover quickly.
The East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT) is providing £1.5m to fund voluntary-led projects
Grants of £5,000 to £50,000 are up for grabs for mental health charities and voluntary organisations from Newham
By Catarina Joele
In the next election, you’ll be able to vote with:
✅ A 60+ Oyster card
✅ An Older Person’s Bus Pass
❌ An 18+ Oyster card
❌ Young people’s rail cards
Could there be a reason why the Tories don’t want young people to vote? 🤔
"One deputy director relayed the extraordinary information that, when Raab was at [the] ForeignOffice, people had died when advice pertaining to the evacuation of Afghanistan had been delayed because he didn’t like the formatting.” theguardian.com/politics/2022/…
We are delighted to be at this important meeting this afternoon. It's vital that London's services pull together to protect people facing homelessness this winter. We're proud to be playing our part through the specialist teams we support in London hospitals. twitter.com/HomelessAPPG/s…
What do we learn about prevention from a longer look at suicide rates?
Highest rate was in 30s when unemployment was high.
Rates fell in WW1/2 when (we assume) social cohesion was strong.
By 2000s rates were at historical low: poverty ⬇️, services ⬆️.
Graph: Thomas & Gunnell