Fampyra has been given the green light for use by the Health Service in Scotland to treat people with MS who have a walking disability. Approval was given by the Scottish Medicine Consortium) despite a known increased risk of seizures.
‘Hen Wlad’, ‘Flower of Scotland’ and ‘Jerusalem’?
Wales: Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau Scotland: Flower of Scotland England: Jerusalem ?? If memory serves me correctly, it was in 2001 (or thereabouts) that I used my opinion column in the newspaper group for which I was senior editor to call for the British national anthem to be reserved for purely British use. … Continue reading ‘Hen Wlad’, ‘Flower of Scotland’ and ‘Jerusalem’?
Longer winter nights spark daylight saving debate
It’s time to say a final goodbye to summer and welcome the longer winter nights as Europe put the clocks back early Sunday morning while the USA follows suit next weekend. Once again, as soon as Britain’s daylight saving time ends and the clocks go back one hour, there are calls to end the practice, … Continue reading Longer winter nights spark daylight saving debate