The NHS is not perfect. But I don't see this as the fault of the individuals I see on an annual basis who have to deal with reduced budgets, more patients, shorter appointments, longer working hours and the occasional abusive patient. Sure, in an employer the size of the NHS (the third largest employer in the world), there will certainly be some bad eggs. But I don't believe these are in the majority. Call me naive but I think the huge majority of people want to do something positive in the NHS. My diabetes nurse has been wonderful. She has been with me all the time I have had diabetes. She understands that I can't sit still, I travel a lot and I am determined not to let diabetes get in my way. The first time I met her she told me diabetes should not stop me doing what I want. Since then, she has helped me ensure this remains the case. I am sure there are other positive stories from our NHS out there. I'd love to read them.