I am spending my day on the other side of the hospital bed shortage. I am sitting with my sister in the nursing home where she is spending the final days of her life. She waited seven months in a hospital bed for this space to become available. Around us, all is peaceful. People down …

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It seems as though everyone is lobbying the new Prime Minister on Twitter and Facebook for their own pet promise from the election campaign and, on the day he and his cabinet are sworn in, I would like to add my own request to the clamour. I will warn readers that I am not asking …

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