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Re: Hosp A&E transferred to Private Clinics A&E's......

Postby Paphitis » Sun Apr 12, 2020 3:35 am

Pyrpolizer wrote:
Robin Hood wrote:
Get Real! wrote:
Robin Hood wrote:Thank you all for your kind words. It WAS appreciated! :)

Patient had a jab which stabilised her but still needs to see a Neurosurgeon/Neurologist. We just have to wait!

It’s amazing you got looked at in the middle of such a medical crisis!


Because we went to A&E! They said they could only help but she needed an MRI, many special blood tests and a specialist, her medical record which she took with her, are akin to a medical version of War and Peace! The specialist appt. is what we now have to wait for. It is several weeks away but, her referral is to the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics (CING) in Nicosia and they are doing a lot of the Corona Virus testing. For Mrs .......It's a long and complex story going back to 2009!

You mentioned your wife having to home teach children who could see her on their monitor but she could not see them because of the child protection legislation? I am convinced that a lot of this legislation is drawn up with a good intent ....... but is enforced and frequently misapplied by morons.

Whilst my wife was in A&E I listed to an interview on BFBS. Apparently the police in the UK are misapplying this 'essential worker' legislation and preventing hundreds of thousands of self employed people from working!

Example: Guy is self employed and repairs kitchen appliances...... wash m/c, cookers, freezers etc. He is a one man band and travels to customers by van. He gets a call from a lady with a washing machine that has packed up. He drives to the house ..... parks on her drive and talks to her on his mobile. She opens the back door to the kitchen and disappears into the house. If he needs to talkto her he calls her on the mobile. He has just got into the job when the police arrive (No doubt called by a 'curtain twitcher!)

He is told he is breaking the law as he is not an 'essential worker' and they told him to pack up his gear and leave before they fined him. But the guy was smart ..... he knew the legislation and knew the police officer was wrong. He showed the police the Government Guide lines on essential travel and work! Old Bill was not interested in listening and threatened him. He had to leave the lady in the lurch, pack up and leave.

A lawyer on the programme confirmed this guy was right and had every right to carry out his normal work. The legislation says if you cannot work from home and it is essential for you to travel to your place of work to do your normal job ..... then you are entitled to do so, providing you meet the social distancing requirements when you get there. The legislation is being translated as 'only essential workers are allowed to travel' and that is wrong. There were a couple of other examples of workers a landscape gardener and a tree surgeon, who had come up against the police throwing their weight about.

It is a rather worrying trend ...... and bodes of a Police State? Give 'em a uniform, some authority and even worse a gun, and they think THEY ARE the law! :x



Shhhh... Paphitis may hear you and start a huge patronising essay advicing you to always bow in front of people in authority.


Very silly statement.

It isn't abut bowing down. Only you bow down.

the rest of us are just law abiding citizens and have respect for our authorities who have been through a lot in the last 6 months protecting people and our lives from bush fires, and now helping to reduce the spread of Chy-na Virus.

You don't have to listen to them if you don't want. But the price for that is potentially a high price, and you just need to look at Italy and Spain to see what that price is. It's your call.

But if you are smart, you would reduce your exposure. I myself haven't done that. But I also have my own bedroom and bathroom and can isolate myself from my family and I do this because I'm probably the highest risk of getting Chy-na Virus.

Like it or not, countries that have been quick and also quite strict have been able to control Chy-na Virus. Only a few in that select group. Our Government will remain in power for the next 10 to 20 years because of what they managed to pull with bush fires and now Chy-na Virus. Everyone knows that in a crisis, this is the Government we can depend on.
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Re: Hosp A&E transferred to Private Clinics A&E's......

Postby cyprusgrump » Sun Apr 12, 2020 9:43 am

Robin Hood wrote:
Get Real! wrote:
Robin Hood wrote:Thank you all for your kind words. It WAS appreciated! :)

Patient had a jab which stabilised her but still needs to see a Neurosurgeon/Neurologist. We just have to wait!

It’s amazing you got looked at in the middle of such a medical crisis!


Because we went to A&E! They said they could only help but she needed an MRI, many special blood tests and a specialist, her medical record which she took with her, are akin to a medical version of War and Peace! The specialist appt. is what we now have to wait for. It is several weeks away but, her referral is to the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics (CING) in Nicosia and they are doing a lot of the Corona Virus testing. For Mrs .......It's a long and complex story going back to 2009!

You mentioned your wife having to home teach children who could see her on their monitor but she could not see them because of the child protection legislation? I am convinced that a lot of this legislation is drawn up with a good intent ....... but is enforced and frequently misapplied by morons.

Whilst my wife was in A&E I listed to an interview on BFBS. Apparently the police in the UK are misapplying this 'essential worker' legislation and preventing hundreds of thousands of self employed people from working!

Example: Guy is self employed and repairs kitchen appliances...... wash m/c, cookers, freezers etc. He is a one man band and travels to customers by van. He gets a call from a lady with a washing machine that has packed up. He drives to the house ..... parks on her drive and talks to her on his mobile. She opens the back door to the kitchen and disappears into the house. If he needs to talkto her he calls her on the mobile. He has just got into the job when the police arrive (No doubt called by a 'curtain twitcher!)

He is told he is breaking the law as he is not an 'essential worker' and they told him to pack up his gear and leave before they fined him. But the guy was smart ..... he knew the legislation and knew the police officer was wrong. He showed the police the Government Guide lines on essential travel and work! Old Bill was not interested in listening and threatened him. He had to leave the lady in the lurch, pack up and leave.

A lawyer on the programme confirmed this guy was right and had every right to carry out his normal work. The legislation says if you cannot work from home and it is essential for you to travel to your place of work to do your normal job ..... then you are entitled to do so, providing you meet the social distancing requirements when you get there. The legislation is being translated as 'only essential workers are allowed to travel' and that is wrong. There were a couple of other examples of workers a landscape gardener and a tree surgeon, who had come up against the police throwing their weight about.

It is a rather worrying trend ...... and bodes of a Police State? Give 'em a uniform, some authority and even worse a gun, and they think THEY ARE the law! :x



Sadly the police abusing (or being ignorant of) their powers isn't a new thing. Hopefully one good thing to come out of all this will be more members of the public seeing the police for what they really are.

I fear the restrictions and petty regulations will get worse before they get better (taping off large sections of the supermarket containing items deemed unessential for instance). Again, we can only hope that the public have their eyes opened.

The government is not your friend! :evil:
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Re: Hosp A&E transferred to Private Clinics A&E's......

Postby Kikapu » Sun Apr 12, 2020 9:55 am

cyprusgrump wrote:
Robin Hood wrote:It is a rather worrying trend ...... and bodes of a Police State? Give 'em a uniform, some authority and even worse a gun, and they think THEY ARE the law! :x



Sadly the police abusing (or being ignorant of) their powers isn't a new thing. Hopefully one good thing to come out of all this will be more members of the public seeing the police for what they really are.

I fear the restrictions and petty regulations will get worse before they get better (taping off large sections of the supermarket containing items deemed unessential for instance). Again, we can only hope that the public have their eyes opened.

The government is not your friend! :evil:


I second that.
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Re: Hosp A&E transferred to Private Clinics A&E's......

Postby cyprusgrump » Sun Apr 12, 2020 10:02 am

From Rod Liddle today...

I am relieved the home secretary, Priti Patel, has intervened to stop the police examining the contents of our shopping trolleys. Mine tend to be full of gin and cigarettes, which would lead to an awkward debate with Plod about the definition of the word “essential”.

I cannot work out whether it is OK to buy inessential items so long as you’ve got a loaf of bread in your trolley. If so, I might take the same sliced white out of the freezer for my regular booze run to Morrisons.

The police have also said they are worried about something called “crime” being committed during this lockdown. I think it is time we created some sort of institution — perhaps uniformed and given special powers — to fight this while the police harass people out for a walk and poke through our groceries.


Clicky...

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