Announcing the review, Health Secretary Shona Robison said reforms had already been introduced by the SMC, designed to give more weight to the views of patients and clinicians when considering certain drugs. ‘Better quality lives’ She said: “Access to new medicines for rare or end-of-life conditions is an extremely complex issue. “Over the last few … Continue reading Review of NHS drugs assessment ordered – BBC News
‘Unsung heroes’ The party’s public services spokesman Dr Richard Simpson said: “No-one should face the threat of violence for doing their job. “Our NHS staff are Scotland’s unsung heroes having dedicated their careers to helping others and saving lives. “We learned this week that more working days are being lost due to staff stress, but … Continue reading Almost 14,000 attacks on NHS Scotland staff – BBC News →
Image copyright Channel Islands Occupation Society (Jersey) Ltd Image caption Jersey was occupied by German forces from June 1940 until May 1945 Dr Carr said: “If she [Dorothea] had been caught, it is likely that she would have been sent to a concentration camp, as would Hedwig.” German forces ruled the Channel Islands from June … Continue reading Woman who hid Jewish friend nominated for Israeli honour – BBC News →
Dubuque, Iowa (CNN)It’s the overwhelming question just two days out from the Iowa caucuses: Will it be Donald Trump or Ted Cruz? At a Trump campaign rally at a local airport hangar here, the first of three Hawkeye State events for the GOP frontr-unner on Saturday, voters explained why they plan to caucus for the … Continue reading Why these Iowans are choosing Donald Trump over Ted Cruz →
Gateway owner goes green at home; Thornhill Estates are behind the proposed Northern Gateway development scheme which would develop 642 acres of land from Ainley Top to Cowcliffe and including parts of Lindley Moor, Rastrick, Grimescar, Birkby and Fixby. LINDA WHITWAM looks at the company's history, the man behind it and some of the reaction.
THE MAN behind the huge Grimescar Valley development is a conservationist and traffic campaigner in the area where he owns a country estate. Mr Edmund Thornhill, controller and sole shareholder of Thornhill Estates, has made headlines for his support for the expansion of a conservation area on land which he owns near his house in … Continue reading Gateway owner goes green at home; Thornhill Estates are behind the proposed Northern Gateway development scheme which would develop 642 acres of land from Ainley Top to Cowcliffe and including parts of Lindley Moor, Rastrick, Grimescar, Birkby and Fixby. LINDA WHITWAM looks at the company's history, the man behind it and some of the reaction. →
Washington (CNN)Donald Trump said Thursday in an interview with CNN that Fox News “apologized” to him for a mocking statement the television network issued two days before the GOP debate. Trump said that while the network “could not have been nicer” as it tried to woo him back into attending the debate, he would stick … Continue reading Donald Trump: Fox News ‘apologized’ over debate statement →
(CNN)Evangelical leader and Donald Trump supporter Jerry Falwell, Jr., is standing by the Republican front-runner’s decision to skip Thursday’s debate on Fox News, and bashing its chairman and CEO instead. In an exclusive interview on CNN’s “Erin Burnett Outfront,” Falwell said the Fox News statement, which mocked Trump was a “petty” act by Roger Ailes … Continue reading Falwell calls out Roger Ailes, Fox News over Trump statement →
Marshalltown, Iowa (CNN)Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has been full of high risk political maneuvers — but his latest one could be his biggest gamble yet. The Republican front-runner boldly announced Tuesday that he will boycott the last GOP presidential debate before the first contest of the primary cycle — denying Iowans their last opportunity to … Continue reading Skipping debate, Donald Trump gambles with Iowa →
West Des Moines, Iowa (CNN)Ted Cruz and his allies hoped to escalate their attempted game of chicken on Wednesday night, offering Trump a $1.5 million prize and extending him a formal invitation to come debate Cruz one-on-one in the final nights before the Iowa caucuses. Two of the biggest megadonors behind Cruz’s presidential ambitions offered … Continue reading Cruz backers to Trump: We’ll donate to vets if you debate Cruz →
The flying deer hunter: we've all heard nightmare stories of lost or damaged hunting gear resulting from the rigors of air travel. So before you head to the airport for your next whitetail hunt far from home, check out these proven tips. They'll make the skies a lot friendlier!
I TOOK MY FIRST out-of-state hunting trip via airplane back in 1992, when I went to Colorado in pursuit of elk and mule deer. [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] The elk eluded me, but I did manage to bag a fine 3×3 mulie with tall tines. I remember being so worried about getting the rack home in one … Continue reading The flying deer hunter: we've all heard nightmare stories of lost or damaged hunting gear resulting from the rigors of air travel. So before you head to the airport for your next whitetail hunt far from home, check out these proven tips. They'll make the skies a lot friendlier! →