Posts Tagged ‘Home Office’

Ex-British “969” leader “Kalar Phu Wirathu” says sorry for causing fear to Muslims

October 13, 2013

Ex-EDL leader Tommy Robinson says sorry for causing fear to Muslims

In Guardian interview, Robinson says he will talk to police to help them investigate dangerous racists in far-right group

The Guardian,  11 October 2013
Tommy Robinson
Tommy Robinson, the former leader of the English Defence League. Photograph: David Levene for the Guardian

The former leader of the English Defence League, Tommy Robinson, has apologised for causing fear among British Muslims and for issuing bigoted, anti-Islamic statements during his time with the group.


Doctors caught in the middle over sick leave

December 9, 2010

Source_Star: Doctors caught in the middle over sick leave

YOUR reports and letters regarding the abuse of sick certificates, and the loss of productivity, needs to be looked at a little more critically. What most people do not realise is that it is often difficult for doctors to decide to give or not to give MCs.

Most patients who want an MC have complaints such as a stiff neck, backache, diarrhoea, abdominal colic or inability to sleep the previous night because of migraine. These complaints are difficult to verify by any doctor. I have seen doctors uselessly arguing with patients because they do not want to be blamed for issuing too many MCs.