Thursday, 9 February 2017

If things were not tough enough ...

This report on the 'Keep talking Greece' site yesterday ...

Shock for cancer patients: “Life expectancy” needed for prescription medication
See: http://www.keeptalkinggreece.com

This on a day when 64% of people in the UK think the NHS has got worse in recent years according to a @SkyData poll

Yesterday. I watched as someone who could not communicate a word, was being given assistance, and treatment in the NHS 'Wait whilst we find you a translator' ...

In Greece it was 'This is Greece, you are not Greek, and you must speak Greek' In addition you had to have two years IKA (National Insurance) stamps to avail yourself of the service. Or the details so it could be charged back to the NHS, if you did not have private medical insurance.

I have learned a lot about hospitals, and treatment over the last five years. I know where you are considerably better off, as does the rest of the world ...

Question of the day:

What will the weather be like in (Insert Month here) ?
Answers here ...

Flying Cat 4

Those who may recall the earlier post, of the Thessaloniki service here Will be pleased to know our friends at SkopelosNews have published the timetable. You can view it here ...

Dolphins

Friends of Νικος Μπαντιδος on FB will be enjoying his video of Dolphins in the old harbour this morning. When the water is cold, you often get dolphins in the old harbour ...

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