Liverpool Walton MP Steve Rotheram has obtained Department of Health figures, which show that Merseyside PCTs have handed back over £15million to Central Government in underspend.
Steve explained, “It is hard to believe that in the same week that it is revealed people from Liverpool have one of the highest early death expectancy rates from cancer, strokes and heart disease, Jeremy Hunt’s department has pocketed our £15million.
“To some in Whitehall, £15million may not seem like an awful lot of money but in fact, it could pay for 500 new nurses’ posts at a time when we have dangerous low staffing levels in Aintree Hospital
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HOW TO READ BAR CODES
.ALWAYS READ THE LABELS ON THE FOODS YOU BUY–NO MATTER WHAT THE FRONT OF THE BOX OR PACKAGE SAYS, TURN IT OVER AND READ THE BACK CAREFULLY!
With all the food and pet products now coming from China, it is best to make sure you read label at the supermarket and especially when buying food products. Many products no longer show where they were made, only give where the distributor is located.
Can you differentiate which one is made in Taiwan or China ? The world is also concerned about GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) foods; steroid fed animals (ex: 45 days old broiler chicken).
It is important to read the bar code to track its origin. How to read Bar Codes….interesting !
If the first 3 digits of the bar code are 690, 691 or 692, the product is MADE IN CHINA.
471 is Made in Taiwan .
If the first 3 digits of the bar code are 00-09 then it’s made or sourced in USA.
Remember if the first 3 digits are:
890……MADE IN INDIA
690, 691, 692 … then it is MADE IN CHINA
00 – 09 … USA and CANADA
30 – 37 … FRANCE
40 – 44 … GERMANY
471 …….. Taiwan
45 or 49 ……..JAPAN
50 ………. UK
76………SWITZERLAND and LIENCHTENSTIEN
471……… is Made in TAIWAN (see sample)
629………UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
740……….745 – CENTRAL AMERICA
All 480 Codes are Made in the PHILIPPINES.
The Tories, eagerly supported by their Liberal? Democrats? have quietly been able to push through the complete privatisation of the NHS, a project carefully constructed by their big money party backers in the Health Insurance industry over many years.
The BBC especially has lost all credibility as far as it’s impartiality stands. Since the election there has been not one article ctiticising the Governments plans for the NHS. Maybe not suprising when the Conservative appointed BBC boss is the ex Conservative Chairman.
The Government has deliberately underfunded sections of NHS services to ensure they fail and have to be ‘rescued‘ by private investment.
In the US, 70% of those forced into Bankruptcy because of medical treatment costs initially had full health care insurance.
The prominent blogger Sunny Hundal pointed out this interview in the British Medical Journal with Dr Lucy Reynolds, research fellow at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Dr Reynolds has studied the background of the NHS in detail, and in the interview she shares her view of the consequences of the NHS reforms and possible privatisation of the NHS
“In yesterday’s budget George Osborne clawed back £2.2bn from the Department of Health – money that’s desperately needed on the NHS front-line. This morning, the NHS confirmed that over 800 nursing jobs were lost in the last month alone”