Monthly Archives: March 2013

Good News Interview- Listen in

Here is the link to this mornings interview on Radio Hereford and Worcester where I tried to make the case for spreading the good news about the Worcs hospitals (not altogether successfully I think!) I do see the point that “hospital does its job” is not news, but we all need a thank you and encouragement. Praise where praise is due as they say.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00yrxwy
Listen in at 1 hour 8 minutes and see what you think. Be glad of comments.

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Your Good News Starts Here

Have you got a good news story about Worcestershire Hospitals?
Do you want to thank the staff for thier care?
Do you want to see it in print here?

Then go to the CONTACT ME tab and send me your stories of the good treatment that you have had; by email, post or telephone.

A huge thank you goes out to Michael Collie and the team at Radio Hereford and Worcester for letting me launch this on the Sunday Programme.

Happy Easter and Happy Posting

Michael Collie Sunday Show: Radio Hereford and Worcester

Off soon to appear on Michael Collie’s Sunday Show. I don’t suppose anyone is up yet, but if you are then give it a listen. Your chance to start the good news campaign.

See CONTACT ME for details of how to get your stories to me.

Just the sort of thing I hope others will send me. It’s good to hear this experience, so well written. Keep them coming.

Christina James, crime novelist

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Earlier this week, I was booked into my local NHS hospital as a day-patient in order to undergo a minor medical procedure.  I’ve always had excellent service from the NHS and try to take the trouble to say so each time I use it, as it has had, just recently, a lot of bad press.  The irreproachable care that it dispenses 95% of the time often fails to get a mention.

Mine was the first generation to benefit from the NHS from birth.  Early memories include solemnly hanging on to the handle of the pushchair when my younger brother was being taken to the clinic.  (That pushchair was something else: made of a kind of khaki canvas, with solid metal wheels, it folded up crabwise, so that the wheels lay flat under the canvas.  It weighed a ton and had been used by several babies in the family.  If they’d…

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Great News: BBC Radio H&W back Good News Campaign

David Southall

Just had some fantastic news.

I will be on BBC Radio Hereford and Worcester Sunday Programme with MIchael Collie tomorrow.

So listen out on Radio H&W at 8:10am tomorrow.

I hope this might encourage some comment to comment on my blog and send me your stories. Thanks so much Lizzie Lane for giving this your backing.

So get your good news stories about the good care you have recieved at Worcestershire Hospitals to me and maybe I’ll get chance to read them out on air.

Who will be the first, I wonder?

First Post

This is my first post. Hopefully in the next few weeks this blog will be full of comments from the Worcestershire community about the care they recieved from the local hospitals.

So…
if you are fed up of all the bad news about the NHS
if you want to thank the staff who helped you and let others in our community see your comments
or just tell everyone about the care you recieved

…then contact me at revdavidsouthall@aol.com; or write to The Chaplain, Level 1, Worcestershire Royal Hospital, WR5 1DD.

I will make sure every comment I recieve appears on my blog.

I look forward to hearing from you.