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Brother Mark is a pseudonym of The Reverend Dr Robert Jaggs-Fowler, a clergyman, physician, writer and poet. His biography can be found at: www.robertjaggsfowler.com

Saturday, March 10, 2007

Progress within the NHS

In Ted Hughes, The Life of a Poet by Elaine Feinstein, mention is made of the time when Sylvia Plath was in hospital. The year was 1961 and she had just had her appendix removed. Feinstein writes:

‘…her delight in Ted’s hospital visits and the steak sandwiches he brought to supplement the poor hospital food…’

Forty-six years later, plus ├ža change!

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