Public heroism is no substitute for a coordinated response when disaster strikes

“WHAT’S the worst that could happen?” That’s the first question those working in resilience planning have to ask, and in these uncertain times it’s not an easy one to answer. The second is “how should we respond?” On Tuesday night the BBC broadcast extraordinary scenes in its fly-in-the-wall documentary Hospital, showing how the staff ofContinue reading “Public heroism is no substitute for a coordinated response when disaster strikes”

Impossible to ignore: the anti-abortion vigil at Glasgow’s Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

There are no shock tactics here, just silent judgment from two men and two women standing in the cold. But their message – “Choose life” – will be seen by all, including those who have had that choice removed from them in a brutally painful way.