Warning: Program may contain strong or potentially offensive language, including possible FCC violations.
Second Hour: Daphne Havercroft from South West Whistleblowers Health Action Group (SWHAG). Sean Turner inquest: parents call for independent inquiry into hospital - Coroner concludes there were 'lost opportunities' in four-year-old's care at Bristol Royal children's hospital - Results of inquest into suspicious deaths on Ward 32. Liam Nevin, Bristol City Council's legal chief, formerly worked for North Bristol NHS Trust and saw them through the Southmead Hospital Private Finance Initiative (PFI) which is costing the taxpayer millions of pounds. Dr Perter Harrowing is Asst Deputy Coroner was formerly head of legal services at UHB NHS Trust, lots of connections between 'independent' coroners service and the NHS. Charlie Cooper's article in the Independent saying billions of pounds of cuts to NHS are the main problem. Kevin Phillips, Chairman of Avon and Somerset Police Federation, discusses the recent story of how the federation needs to change. How the federation is funded, it's structure, and an attack by this right wing government, seem to be problems. Plebgate, privatising and the potential merging of police authorities also covered. Mike Birkin, from South West Friends of the Earth (FoE), discusses the flooding of the Somerset levels whether this is due to climate change. Ancient 'Lake Villages' near Westhay on the levels and Glastonbury. Fracking in the Mendips covered - government gives out new round of exploration licences. Martin Summers round up of hot spots round the world: World Economic Forum (WEF) Davos – will they tackle rising inequality or just discuss it? Syria peace talks – Sarin chemical weapons attack came from rebel controlled area and accusations of 11,000 rebels tortured by the Syrian government. China works with mercenary firm, Blackwater XE founder Eric Prince; Mexican drug cartels and US DEA agents having scores of secret meetings, far too close, even working together; riots on the streets of Kiev in Ukraine as the older Ukrainians and Eastern Ukrainians lean toward Moscow and Younger Western Ukrainians prefer Brussels.