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Forum: Politics 25-07-2014, 11:00
Replies: 24
Views: 793
Posted By MarellaK
I've just come back to this thread. The last...

I've just come back to this thread. The last Labour government did introduce pay curbs but this still amounted to around 1% per year for the last 3 years they were in power and the pay rise was...
Forum: Politics 22-07-2014, 20:54
Replies: 24
Views: 793
Posted By MarellaK
I'm with the RCN and have heard nothing yet. As...

I'm with the RCN and have heard nothing yet. As far as I know, from what was discussed at this year's conference, the RCN does not favour strike action at this present time.

However, despite the...
Forum: Big Brother 21-07-2014, 16:13
Replies: 70
Views: 6,903
Posted By MarellaK
You could both be right. The Hospital Admissions...

You could both be right. The Hospital Admissions Office in most UK hospitals mainly deals with elective or booked admissions. Emergency admissions come through emergency areas such as A&E and AAU. I...
Forum: Advice 14-07-2014, 20:30
Replies: 18
Views: 1,342
Posted By MarellaK
When I got my first cat I needed to take an...

When I got my first cat I needed to take an ant-histamine daily (clarityn) for about 2 years until I realised I had developed an immunity to her and didn't require further medication. I noticed my...
Forum: Pets 06-07-2014, 22:31
Replies: 11
Views: 1,278
Posted By MarellaK
I've left my present, and previous, cats at home...

I've left my present, and previous, cats at home alone for a night away with no problems at all. Like you, they've always been used to me working long hours, from 7am when I leave the house, until...
Forum: Politics 02-07-2014, 01:12
Replies: 78
Views: 2,138
Posted By MarellaK
I'm a nurse, currently in Intensive Care, and I...

I'm a nurse, currently in Intensive Care, and I agree with WinterLily that the amount of paperwork, form filling and audit collection has risen to ridiculous levels, most of it arising within the...
Forum: Pets 23-06-2014, 14:58
Replies: 25
Views: 1,370
Posted By MarellaK
So you're at home all day every day :confused:...

So you're at home all day every day :confused: What if they go and lie on a carpet or rug or another armchair and the flea bounces off to lay eggs and then bounces back again before the cats go...
Forum: Pets 23-06-2014, 11:28
Replies: 25
Views: 1,370
Posted By MarellaK
We all take some degrees of risk with our cats...

We all take some degrees of risk with our cats but flea prevention is so easy and straightforward (if a little costly) - if you can get the cat to stay still for a few seconds while applying!

One...
Forum: Pets 23-06-2014, 10:00
Replies: 25
Views: 1,370
Posted By MarellaK
But advocate and other spot-ons prevent flea...

But advocate and other spot-ons prevent flea infestation, killing the fleas as soon as they hop on to the cat, and hence should be used monthly because it's much better to prevent fleas than to have...
Forum: General Discussion 22-06-2014, 23:48
Replies: 259
Views: 7,043
Posted By MarellaK
If British posters use this term they're not...

If British posters use this term they're not wrong are they? This is a British forum with predominantly British posters who should feel free to use British terminolgy, should they so choose. The...
Forum: General Discussion 18-06-2014, 06:39
Replies: 33
Views: 1,725
Posted By MarellaK
I keep reading this, on here and in the media,...

I keep reading this, on here and in the media, but matrons have been back in most hospitals for years. Just because they're professional women nowadays and not the supposed domineering, controlling...
Forum: Pets 15-06-2014, 23:31
Replies: 9
Views: 966
Posted By MarellaK
I don't understand why people post here for...

I don't understand why people post here for advice when the most straightforward course of action is to seek vet attention.

I came home yesterday to find my Bernard very listless, crouching as if...
Forum: Pets 15-06-2014, 23:16
Replies: 77
Views: 6,886
Posted By MarellaK
So pleased to read Bungle is home. I know how it...

So pleased to read Bungle is home. I know how it feels worrying and waiting. My Lucy is a wanderer. Let's hope Bungle will stick close to home for a while.
Forum: Pets 12-06-2014, 00:07
Replies: 126
Views: 6,276
Posted By MarellaK
I agree with everything you have said here. I...

I agree with everything you have said here.

I must admit that I find it strange that anybody would refuse an MRI scan for themselves - why would they do that if the test can aid in diagnosing...
Forum: Big Brother 10-06-2014, 18:39
Replies: 87
Views: 3,494
Posted By MarellaK
When I say Irish, I mean the Irish both north and...

When I say Irish, I mean the Irish both north and south of the border. As others have said, I believe you are fully aware of the situation and your thread title is quite provocative.

I'm not from...
Forum: Big Brother 10-06-2014, 16:13
Replies: 87
Views: 3,494
Posted By MarellaK
:confused: That's quite rude since I was just...

:confused: That's quite rude since I was just correcting another poster who wrongly stated that Londonderry was the official name.

How was I giving a history lesson?

The fact is that this girl...
Forum: Pets 10-06-2014, 15:56
Replies: 126
Views: 6,276
Posted By MarellaK
People do what suits them best. I virtually have...

People do what suits them best. I virtually have everything in my life insured and I'm pleased I do because insurance has come to my rescue many a time (3 major plumbing leaks in my house causing...
Forum: Big Brother 10-06-2014, 02:18
Replies: 87
Views: 3,494
Posted By MarellaK
That's not true. It's officially either depending...

That's not true. It's officially either depending on your affiliation. Irish maps don't recognise Londonderry. It's always been Derry on Irish maps!
Forum: Pets 10-06-2014, 01:58
Replies: 126
Views: 6,276
Posted By MarellaK
I agree with Muze that you are choosing the wrong...

I agree with Muze that you are choosing the wrong insurance or making the mistake of going for cheap policies that don't confer proper protection.

I have my 3 cats insured with Petplan on covered...
Forum: Pets 09-06-2014, 12:00
Replies: 126
Views: 6,276
Posted By MarellaK
I believe the people who feel vets' fees are...

I believe the people who feel vets' fees are extortionate would be aghast at the true cost of human healthcare - the NHS truly disguises how much everything actually costs. Private companies produce...
Forum: Pets 05-06-2014, 17:53
Replies: 41
Views: 3,651
Posted By MarellaK
I just want to convey my sympathies for all your...

I just want to convey my sympathies for all your losses. I can't show true empathy because my parents are alive and healthy and I don't have a partner - I have 3 lovely cats and lots of friends and...
Forum: Pets 05-06-2014, 06:41
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By MarellaK
I have never heard of that - unless it's...

I have never heard of that - unless it's something new? My late Tabitha received annual boosters right up until she was 15, dying before her 16th birthday. I would have carried on vaccinating her if...
Forum: TV Shows: US 04-06-2014, 15:03
Replies: 829
Views: 87,427
Posted By MarellaK
To be honest, I assumed it was Emmet and Lianne...

To be honest, I assumed it was Emmet and Lianne he was referring to and am surprised that other people may see it differently :confused:

I didn't think he particularly cared about his 'colleagues'...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 03-06-2014, 13:30
Replies: 93
Views: 6,265
Posted By MarellaK
You have had a different experience to many cat...

You have had a different experience to many cat owners then. My late Tabitha purred when she was in pain (purring helps to comfort and soothe cats in pain), I first realised this when she was 12...
Forum: Politics 03-06-2014, 11:30
Replies: 58
Views: 1,849
Posted By MarellaK
Every party says they want to streamline the NHS...

Every party says they want to streamline the NHS and reduce bureaucracy, I bet that mantra will be repeated a lot in next year's election manifestos. In reality, every year there is more and more...
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