Author Archives: Mark

Aspirin action for strokes

Aspirin action for strokes

Taking an aspirin in the immediate aftermath of a ‘mini-stroke’ – can slash the risk of a major one by up to 80 per cent, according to new research. The effects of a daily dose of the over-the-c ...
The cost of being 70

The cost of being 70

I found your article ‘Held back by ageism’ (April 2016) an interesting and apposite article.  There are some advantages in getting older, free prescriptions, discounted theatre tickets, bus passes jus ...
Can we afford our NHS?

Can we afford our NHS?

The NHS as a whole is currently in the news as it has been announced that the figures currently do not add up and there appears to be a huge black hole in its finances. NHS England statistics show tha ...
From Blackpool to Brighton

From Blackpool to Brighton

With the weather warming up and the British instinct for heading to the beach this year, our coastline is the place to be, with 143 English beaches flying a Blue Flag or Seaside Award, after environme ...