• There is definitely a genetic component to autism and other comorbid conditions.

    As an aside, autism in girls/women is underdiagnosed as they can present very differently to boys and often ‘mask’ better in social situations so tend to fly under the radar.

  • Unless you can let the house out to make it pay for itself, then you Dad is asking you to take on £8-£10k of cost per year with no real benefit.
    Put it in horsey terms, would you be happy to be gifted a retired, poor doer horse with a list of medications as long as your arm (but you can’t ride it , sell it or put it to sleep)

  • The health service is broken.
    It needs someone with the courage to admit this, and restart it.
    It was designed many years ago when people’s lives were different and that wasn’t such a high population. If it were a profit making business, it would have gone bust.
    The government. Can chuck money at it, but because it doesn’t have shareholders, and d…[Read more]

  • summo replied to the topic NHS parking charges in the forum General chat 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    @luke Indeed!

    The value of land released from city centre car parking is going to be phenomenal. I only hope that whoever owns the car park of our local PFI hospital reserves that land for future hospital expansion (it’s going to need it) and doesn’t cover it in new build houses or student flats.