Scottish Tories bemoan NO NHS critical incidents in Scotland

Originally posted on Talking-up Scotland :
In the Guardian today: Of England’s 137 NHS trusts, at least 24 have declared a critical incident, Shapps said, meaning they have reached an alert level signalling priority services may be under threat. https://www.theguardian.com/society/2022/jan/06/nhs-trusts-england-critical-incidents-covid-pressures-omicron No Scottish health board has declared a critical incident though Dumfries and Galloway has a ‘surge plan’ to…

Dramman at the Nose o the Yard

Originally posted on brisknortherly:
August, early evening, at high omniscient Mucklehoose,? perched on the peedie green neb o pasture – the ‘Nose o the Yard’ – that sniffs oot between the mountain? and the craig above the Pentland Firth, I cam aroond the low, stone gable-end (translated – I must admit – and a peedie…

One year on

Originally posted on Wee Ginger Dug:
Today marks the one year anniversary since I suffered what the medical staff in the hospital described as a massive stroke. An ischaemic stroke like the one I had occurs when a blood clot travels through the circulatory system and eventually gets lodged in one of the small arteries…

Good Morning Scotland! It’s our regular alcohol consumption pusher!

Originally posted on Talking-up Scotland :
https://twitter.com/msm_monitor/status/1419546317685235712 Again, in the wake of the the early-bird(s) at MSM Monitor, I have something to add to their excellent alert. Stephen Montgomery, Bar Steward and GMS regular go-to-guy for undermining the Scottish Government’s pandemic strategy, is well known to us at TuS. In April, on one of his earlier…