The BBC in Northern Ireland have long acted as a PR machine for the Department of Health in their COVID-19 messaging. That messaging has mostly been little more than scaremongering and coercive in nature. In this report we look at how the BBC-NI helped propagate lies from a Doctor without verifying the doctor’s claims or attaching a disclaimer to their broadcasts. After abandoning our complaints we were forced to circumvent them and go directly to the ECU who ruled in our favour.
NI CMO Michael McBride is scolded by the General Medical Council (GMC) in the UK for his comments on the BBC.
It’s been 2 years since Robin Swann took over as Health Minister in Northern Ireland and on this anniversary, we thought we would make available the now infamous, but deleted, BBC Spotlight programme with Conor Spackman wherein a leaked document…
It will be breaking news to very few people that after the votes on 14th December 2021, the full set of nations in the UK now have “Covid Certification” or “vaccine passports” with the governments of England and Northern Ireland…
Since Health Minister Robin Swann announced Vaccine Passports on the 17th November 2021, the hospitality sector in Northern Ireland has gone info free-fall as some venues are being left empty at a time of the year when they should be turning people away due to being too busy.
Michael McBride, challenges people who he deems should be wearing masks and who aren’t. His words have caused deep hurt and pain for victims of rape and those struggling with hidden-disabilities.
Northern Ireland CMO Michael McBride has delivered a very dangerous message via the BBC. In what is a clear attempt to incite aggression by members of the public on those not wearing masks, he says that he challenges non-mask wearers who he deems should be wearing them. This has led to an outcry from victims of abuse, trauma survivors and those with hidden disabilities.
We’re told that a higher Covid vaccination rate would mean less pressure on the health service. Would that really be the case? Or should the finger of blame be pointed away from the unvaccinated, and instead towards the policy makers?
Robin Swann is a man who won’t often be accused of honesty by either friend or foe. In a startling revelation, Justice Minister Naomi Long points to him having hoodwinked his Executive colleagues into voting for a policy, then changing the terms after an agreement was reached.