Moseley and Kings Heath councillor hustings – April 2015

Tonight, Kings Health Residents Forum and Moseley Forum organised hustings for the local councillor election which takes place in May. Tonight’s event, which took place in the hall at Kings Heath Primary School, was well attended, with a surprisingly few empty chairs.  With six of the seven candidates in attendance (no sign of UKIP’s Rashpal Mondair), …

#welovetheNHS – America, the NHS and social media

In the last two days something special happened on Twitter. Again. Twitter users in their thousands have this time rushed to defend the NHS against American critics of Barack Obama’s healthcare reforms. The Guardian reported that ‘US critics have accused the service of putting an “Orwellian” financial cap on the value on human life, of …