NHS failures

NHS trust “failed to investigate hundreds of deaths”The NHS has failed to investigate the unexpected deaths of more than 1,000 people since 2011, according to a report from NHS England. It blamed a “failure of leadership” at Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, which covers Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire, and provides services to around…

Happy Christmas

Genteel insults The execrations of British lawyers have usually been as measured and restrained as those used by British polite society in general when it is outraged. When John Cleese’s TV hotelier Basil    Fawlty was irate with his hotel’s assistant Polly, he fulminated: “I’ll ruin you. You’ll never waitress in Torquay again.” When FE…