Hospital Parking: NHS Lothian drop planned increase amid staff protests – LETS GET THEM SCRAPPED!

Edinburgh Royal Infirmary

All NHS Scotland staff have to pay to park; to work I had to go to the Royal Infirmary (Little France, Edinbugh) at about 3AM last month. I was sitting talking to the reception woman, the staff and Drs about how there was no-where to park for Disabled drivers. Then they told me, Drs too, “We have to pay £7 to park our cars, a day to work here” I kind of smiled thinking they were making it up, then the reception woman said “Shaun, seriously, I pay nearly £50 a WEEK, £200 a MONTH to work here” And she looked really upset!! Then I asked the Dr “Do you pay too?” He replied “Yeah Shaun” I then said “But you save people’s lives!?” I couldn’t believe NHS Staff were paying to help people like you and I and millions more people live better, saving lives every day and paying to do so. So this is a good step this story below in the right direction, BUT LETS KEEP THE PRESSURE ON, I signed the petition to help this same as many, let’s make it so STAFF PARK FREE!! It tells us the SNP are doing EVERYTHING THEY CAN to deliver small details that many won’t notice. So next time ANYONE is in a Hospital, and any of us hear people moaning “I have been here nearly a half hour waiting”..WE SHOULD ALL EXPLAIN THIS STORY TO THEM, No voters, YOU FUCKING CAUSED THIS SHIT. And this is 1 small story from many THAT THE SNP ARE TRYING TO FIX AND ARE FIXING. Oh this shit boils ma blood peeps. Who the FUCK!! Thinks we are ‘Better Together’. These English Royal Servants be them Tory or Labour who are Scottish born, are the EXACT same as the people who grassed William Wallace in exchange for land!! AND THEIR FAMILIES STILL OWN IN SCOTLAND TODAY!! If you voted no, understand the small detail AND STOP BEING SELFISH. I want a better Scotland for you, for our kids, for our future! These are the charges at present for being ill, even having a baby, dying, rushed to hospital, having to visit people in hospital. KNOW THE STAFF HELPING YOU ALL THE WAY PAY WAY MORE, AND THEY HELP YOU AND I. Lets up the game Scotland and drop these ERI charges 1st for the staff, 2nd for being ill. We may get everything free in Scottish Healthcare, but charging staff to save lives? Come on!! Who thinks we are better together? If anyone reading this thinks we are better together, DO NOT SAY IT TO MY FACE! (Thank you 1 person for helping me build this blog)

Parking is free at all our sites with the exception of the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.  These are as follows:

  • 0-1 hour £1.30
  • 1-2 hours £2.30
  • 2-3 hours £3.30
  • 3-4 hours £4.30
  • 4-5 hours £5.30
  • 5-6 hours £6.50
  • Over 6 hours £7.00
  • Part day thereafter £7.00 < All staff pay this!

Via: http://www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com/

Car parking charges at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary will remain frozen after NHS Lothian dropped plans to increase them amid staff protests.One of the proposed increases would have seen hospital staff being charged £15 for parking in the visitors and patients car parks – a staggering 114 per cent increase from the current £7 a day tariff.
The Evening News told last week how staff were planning to boycott shops and catering facilities at the flagship hospital in a bid to overturn the planned increases which were to take effect from August. Jim Crombie, Deputy Chief Executive, NHS Lothian said: “We have discussed with staff the proposal to increase parking charges and we have listened to the concerns they have raised. We have fed this back to our private sector partners and have agreed that charges will remain at the current level for this financial year.
“We understand the impact that travel to and from work can have on staff but also the frustration patients and visitors experience when trying to park to attend an appointment or visit a patient. We will use the review to explore these issues in detail.” NHS Lothian does not own or operate the car park at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. The charges for the car park are set by Consort Healthcare in line with the PFI agreement.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon had previously said she thought the proposed charges were not “fair”. Lothian Tory MSP Miles Briggs, who raised the matter with the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, at First Minister’s Questions said: “This is very welcome news for all the staff, patients and visitors who use the RIE car parks.
“The Evening News is to be congratulated for leading the campaign against the price hikes and as a Lothian MSP who has also been trying to fight these increases I am delighted that I have been able to work alongside the Evening News and constituents who have collected thousands of signatures in online petitions and have successfully forced a u-turn from NHS Lothian.
“Although people will be relieved, NHS Lothian have suggested that the charges will only not be increased this financial year for people who use the car parks. It would be totally unacceptable if we were to face an annual battle against draconian and unacceptable parking charge increases and therefore I will be continuing to urge SNP Ministers and NHS Lothian to work to develop a long term solution that provides affordable parking for staff and patients and increases the capacity of the car parks at the RIE.”

Read more at: http://www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com/our-region/edinburgh/eri-parking-nhs-lothian-drop-planned-increase-amid-staff-protests-1-4413547

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Scottish Healthcare – Taking young English Dr’s – 10/10 to SNP

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I burst with pride at the Scottish National Health Service. Scottish Healthcare is 10/10. Many don’t see it as such but go talk and research with American’s, Canadians, Australians and English people! Scotland has a superb FREE Health service for all. We have a small populous of 5 Million people and to know every person be them worth £1 or £10,000 will get the exact same treatment is something Scotland must be proud about. Video below tells the story better than I can. This is what devolution did, it put Scottish Healthcare in Scottish Hands. The story here is actually ‘Scotland is taking young good English Dr’s”, as you will read below

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Junior Doctors in Scotland
[VIDEO] Via Scottish Government on You Tube

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Via: http://www.independent.co.uk/

The-Independent

The Scottish government has launched an inflammatory campaign to poach junior doctors from England in the week thousands will strike over pay and conditions. SNP ministers have signed off on a recruitment drive to attract more junior doctors to work in Scotland and have produced videos which will be shown on social media.

Nicola Sturgeon’s administration has insisted the drive is designed to coincide with applications for medical training places which open across the UK on 10 February – the same day up to 37,000 junior doctors in England plan to strike. The campaign is likely to draw anger in Westminster ahead of the second of three planned NHS walkouts.

The 10 February action was originally set to be a full walkout – meaning medics would even have refused to staff emergency care. But the British Medical Association stepped back from the brink last week, promising to “minimise” the impact of the action. However, at the same time the union extended the walkout to 24 hours rather than the action from 8am to 5pm originally announced.

The Scottish government’s campaign features a series of videos, with interviews with trainee doctors working in NHS Scotland. A government source said they had been produced to “highlight the many positive aspects of training, working and living in Scotland”.

The campaign will run until 9 March, the deadline for trainees across the UK to submit their applications for medical speciality training places. Adverts are also being placed in medical career journals “to raise awareness with doctors across the UK of the opportunities that training in Scotland provides”. One of the adverts, obtained by The Independent on Sunday, shows a picture of two doctors with the words “I feel valued” and the hashtag #juniordocscot.

Launching the recruitment drive, Scotland’s Health Secretary Shona Robison, said: “Junior doctors are valued members of our healthcare team here in Scotland and are integral to our continuing drive to improve care to the people of Scotland.” In contrast to Westminster, Ms Robison said the Scottish government “continues to maintain strong, positive relationships with the profession”.

Pressure is growing on the health service, particularly in accident and emergency. Official figures reveal there has been a 29 per cent increase in two years in the number of people leaving A&E before being seen. Shadow Health Secretary Heidi Alexander said: “This is yet another sign of the worsening crisis in A&E. Cuts to social care and difficulties in getting a GP appointment have left hospitals overwhelmed.”

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Are the USA and Allies about to rid the World of Radical Islam? Think about this here

A map purportedly showing the areas ISIS plans to have under its control within five years  Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2676347/ISIS-leader-calls-Muslim-to-territory-group-seized-build-Islamic-state.html#ixzz36Ey5NgRQ  Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

A map purportedly showing the areas ISIS plans to have under its control within five years

Just a quick one here. ISIS who are in Syria and Iraq just now killing thousands of people as they go have, as many know called on all Islamic Fundamentalists to come to “The Territory” Now if you missed it John McCain has a meeting with ISIS leaders 2 weeks ago, here it is

https://shaunynews.com/2014/06/24/photos-of-world-renounded-politician-seen-with-isis-leaders-in-syria-before-their-rampage-through-iraq/

Why is McCain talking to ISIS. This is confirmed

Why is McCain talking to ISIS. This is confirmed

Now I believe the biggest threat to our World is the fundamentalist Islam groups.  ISIS leader asked all of them to come to the ‘Territory’ here it is https://shaunynews.com/2014/07/01/isis-leader-calls-on-every-muslim-to-go-to-the-territory-in-a-hitleresque-speech-the-world-cant-ignore/

So this got me thinking, the USA are always up to something, they armed Saddam Hussain and trained and funded Osama Bin Laden and we ALL KNOW they help fund Al Qaeda, these images prove it, these are USA Military saying ‘I won’t fight with/for Obama’s Al Qaeda’ Now the BIGGEST Obama fans on the planet do not want to see or hear this, they are following the man blindly when even politicians in the USA are saying Obama is helping the Muslim fanatics, and he wasn’t the only one. https://shaunynews.com/2014/07/01/rand-paul-isis-strengthened-because-us-allied-with-them-in-syria-as-obama-muslim-connection-gets-stronger/ I mean Obama gave Billions of Dollars to Muslim states and his half brother is the money man for the Muslim brotherhood

NOT ONE PERSON HAS QUESTIONED OR EVEN DEBATED THESE IMAGES WITH ME. AL QAEDA, SAME PEOPLE WHO DID 9/11? MAKE NO SENSE RIGHT? RIGHT?

Who is this lad telling to wake up? And why? Makes no difference, nobody will take notice as Obama has blind followers, even they know he is wrong, but are stubborn, right?

Who is this lad telling to wake up? And why? Makes no difference, nobody will take notice as Obama has blind followers, even they know he is wrong, but are stubborn, right?

 

'FIGHT FOR' Al Qaeda, nobody see's this no? ok, we will ignore the fact this is 'Obama's Al Qaeda' Nothing to see, move along

‘FIGHT FOR’ Al Qaeda, nobody see’s this no? ok, we will ignore the fact this is ‘Obama’s Al Qaeda’ Nothing to see, move along

 

What is he saying?

What is he saying?

 

Al Qaeda did 9/11 right?

Al Qaeda did 9/11 right?

So here is a question, could this be a setup orchestrated by the USA? In terms of mobilizing all these Islamic/Muslim fanatics to one area, now to rid our World of the Islam threat is hard, but I ask, how easy would it be if most or the majority were all in the same place, the USA could take them all out in one blow, or make it look like someone else did it. It won’t be Israel, we know this

So what do you think? Could it be a ploy to kill and rid the World of the radical Islam threat? If so it’s a very clever one. But then turn the coin around, Obama plays ball with these people, funds them and trades prisoners with them, so why kill them?

I think there is a LOT more to this ISIS mobilization than meets the eye

Shaun

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ISIS leader calls on ‘every Muslim’ to go to the territory in a Hitleresque speech the World can’t ignore!

 

A map purportedly showing the areas ISIS plans to have under its control within five years  Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2676347/ISIS-leader-calls-Muslim-to-territory-group-seized-build-Islamic-state.html#ixzz36Ey5NgRQ  Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

A map purportedly showing the areas ISIS plans to have under its control within five years

 

  • Abu Bakr al-Baghdad released 19-minute audiotape online earlier today
  • Made special call to those with practical skills such as doctors, judges and engineers to ‘answer the dire need of the Muslims for them’
  • Comes as large weapon, believed to be a Scud, photographed in militants’ possession
  • Seen being transported by masked men in city of Raqqa in Syria yesterday
  • Raqqa is proclaimed capital of ISIS, which now calls itself the Islamic State
  • Experts dismiss the idea, suggesting it is highly unlikely to be operable

 

A story I am keeping up with, and this is not good, Hitler said these things. The map above is what ISIS or whatever they call themselves now want to take control over. I don’t know what to think. Is this part of a plan or are these people a real danger. I have not been shy in connecting the USA to Al Qaeda and now ISIS. I have provided as much fact as I can, it is below

https://shaunynews.com/2014/07/01/rand-paul-isis-strengthened-because-us-allied-with-them-in-syria-as-obama-muslim-connection-gets-stronger/

https://shaunynews.com/2014/06/26/russell-brand-fox-news-is-fanatical-terrorist-propagandist-and-more-dangerous-than-isis/

https://shaunynews.com/2014/06/24/isis-hoodies-and-t-shirts-for-sale-online-as-islamist-brand-goes-global-wow/

https://shaunynews.com/2014/06/24/photos-of-world-renounded-politician-seen-with-isis-leaders-in-syria-before-their-rampage-through-iraq/

The leader of extremist group ISIS has called on Muslims to come to the territory his group has seized to help build an Islamic state.  Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, head of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, said in a 19-minute audiotape released online on Tuesday: ‘Muslims, rush to your state. Yes, it is your state.’ In the audio, posted on militant websites which have been used by the group before, the leader makes a special call to those with practical skills – such as scholars, judges, doctors, engineers and people with military and administrative expertise – to come ‘answer the dire need of the Muslims for them’. He also calls on jihadi fighters to increase fighting in the holy month of Ramadan, which began on Sunday. He said: ‘In this virtuous month or in any other month, there is no deed better than jihad in the path of Allah, so take advantage of this opportunity and walk the path of you righteous predecessors. ‘So to arms, to arms, soldiers of the Islamic, fight, fight.’ The tape was released online two days after the organisation unilaterally declared the establishment of an Islamic state, or caliphate, in the land it controls, changing its name to the Islamic State.  It also proclaimed al-Baghdadi the caliph – the head of state in a caliphate – and demanded that all Muslims around the world pledge allegiance to him.

Missile: Photographs show a large weapon being paraded on the back on a lorry surrounded by masked men in the Syrian city of Raqqa - the proclaimed capital of the new Sunni Muslim caliphate

Missile: Photographs show a large weapon being paraded on the back on a lorry surrounded by masked men in the Syrian city of Raqqa – the proclaimed capital of the new Sunni Muslim caliphate

 

Mystery: It is not known how the weapon ended up in the hands of ISIS, but social media accounts linked to militants fighting for the group in Iraq and Syria claimed they are now preparing it for use

Mystery: It is not known how the weapon ended up in the hands of ISIS, but social media accounts linked to militants fighting for the group in Iraq and Syria claimed they are now preparing it for use

 

Announcement: ISIS militants (pictured) are celebrating the establishment of a caliphate, or Islamic state, in the vast stretches of the Middle East that have fallen under its control

Announcement: ISIS militants (pictured) are celebrating the establishment of a caliphate, or Islamic state, in the vast stretches of the Middle East that have fallen under its control

 

Upon declaring a caliphate, the Sunni militants - whose brutality in attempting to establish control in Iraq and Syria has been branded too extreme even by Al Qaeda - demanded allegiance from Muslims around the world

Upon declaring a caliphate, the Sunni militants – whose brutality in attempting to establish control in Iraq and Syria has been branded too extreme even by Al Qaeda – demanded allegiance from Muslims around the world

 

The leader made a special call to those with practical skills to 'answer the dire need of the Muslims for them'

The leader made a special call to those with practical skills to ‘answer the dire need of the Muslims for them’

Photographs show a large weapon being paraded on the back on a lorry surrounded by masked men in the Syrian city of Raqqa – the proclaimed capital of the new Sunni Muslim caliphate. Supporters of the jihadist group said the missile was a Scud, although experts analysing the images believe the weapon is almost certainly inoperable and highly unlikely to pose a threat. The weapon pictured being paraded by ISIS militants in Raqqa is believed to have been captured from another rebel group, the Free Syrian Army. The FSA are understood to have acquired the Soviet-built missile when it captured a military base from government forces in the Deir ez-Zor region of Syria last September. It is not known how the weapon ended up in the hands of ISIS, but social media accounts linked to militants fighting for the group in Iraq and Syria claimed they are now preparing it for use. ‘Dawla Islamiyya (The Islamic State) has SCUD missile in #Raqqa. [God willing] its heading towards #Israel for a spectacular Eid ul fitr,’ an ISIS suspporter calling himself Ansar Udeen said on Twitter. A number of experts have poured cold water on the idea that the missile could be a threat, however. Elliot Nelson, a blogger who tracks munitions used in Syria, tweeted: ‘The only danger that Islamic State scud is to anyone at the moment is if they accidentally run over a pedestrian showing it off.’

Meanwhile Charles Lister – an expert on the Syrian conflict who works at the at the Brookings Doha Center research organisation – called the missile 99 per cent useless, according to the Telegraph. This morning, Iraq’s newly elected members of parliament attended their first government session in Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone. The new parliament ended its inaugural session by failing to make any progress in choosing a new prime minister – even as the country faces a militant blitz that threatens to rip it apart. World leaders and senior clerics have urged Iraq’s fractious politicians to unite in the face of the militant onslaught, which has killed more than 2,000 people, displaced hundreds of thousands and polarised the country’s Shiite, Sunni and Kurdish populations.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hAclQLHNjmc%5D

 

New era: News that ISIS had declared its territory a caliphate was described by one expert, Charles Lister, as 'the most significant development in international jihadism since 9/11

New era: News that ISIS had declared its territory a caliphate was described by one expert, Charles Lister, as ‘the most significant development in international jihadism since 9/11

 

Iraq's newly elected members of parliament attend their first government session in the heavily fortified Green Zone in Baghdad this morning

Iraq’s newly elected members of parliament attend their first government session in the heavily fortified Green Zone in Baghdad this morning

 

Iraq's new parliament ended its inaugural session today by failing to make any progress in choosing a new prime minister - even as the country faces a militant blitz that threatens to rip it apart

Iraq’s new parliament ended its inaugural session today by failing to make any progress in choosing a new prime minister – even as the country faces a militant blitz that threatens to rip it apart

On Sunday ISIS declared they had changed their name to the Islamic State and announced that the areas of Iraq and Syria under their control represent the establishment of a caliphate. The news was described by Mr Lister as the ‘most significant development in international jihadism since 9/11’. Upon declaring a caliphate, the Sunni militants – whose brutality in attempting to establish control in Iraq and Syria has been branded too extreme even by Al Qaeda – demanded allegiance from Muslims around the world. With brutal efficiency, ISIS has carved out a large chunk of territory that has effectively erased the border between Iraq and Syria and laid the foundations of its proto-state. Now that it feels it has secure the territory under its control, the group announced it would be changing its name from the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (also known as the Levant), to just the Islamic State, in order to appear less regional. A spokesman for ISIS declared the group’s chief, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, as the leader of the new caliphate and called on Muslims everywhere, not just those in areas under the organization’s control, to swear loyalty to him.  ‘The legality of all emirates, groups, states and organizations becomes null by the expansion of the caliph’s authority and the arrival of its troops to their areas,’ said Abu Mohammed al-Adnani. ‘Listen to your caliph and obey him. Support your state, which grows every day,’ he added in an audio statement posted online. Al-Adnani loosely defined the state territory as running from northern Syria to the Iraqi province of Diyala – a vast stretch of land straddling the border that is already largely under ISIS control.