Tag Archives: Health Protection Agency (HPA)

Standing on the shoulders of slugs: open or closed protocols?

The inspection cartel pressurises victims into buying goods and services from other accredited companies and checking their certificates regularly.  Ostensibly, this assures quality through traceability.  More importantly, the marketplace coercion ensures growth of ISO accreditation by excluding competitors that would compete … Continue reading

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Bureaucracy creation agencies

Lord Clement-Jones remarked in 2003 of the dismemberment of the long-established Public Health Laboratory Service (PHLS), “The suspicion is growing that the transfer plans are a pure cost-cutting measure by the Government, and yet, paradoxically, moving these laboratories to a more … Continue reading

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