But leading cancer specialist Dr Clive Peedell said they showed the Government "is trying to stop the drip, drip of bad news
about the devastating impact of its NHS policies on patients".
You have terminal cancer' is more than one piece of bad news
According to researchers at the University of California, Riverside, that depends on whether you are the giver or receiver of bad news
, and if the news-giver wants the receiver to act on the information.
If anyone sees Bad News
- and he is normally easy to spot in his bright green or white suit with matching hat - getting into their carriage on the way to the races, their heart will sink as this man attracts points failures and bridge strikes the way George Clooney attracts the opposite sex.
Breaking bad news
is an arduous task for seasoned and neophyte physicians alike.
MOVES by Iran to stop sending oil to the UK and France pushed the price of crude to a nine month high yesterday, potentially spelling more bad news
Scottish Labour transport spokesman Charlie Gordon said: "This will be bad news
for business travellers and bad news
for all travellers interlinking to long-haul flights at Heathrow.
The bad news
is that they may be in short supply as high winds and water-logged fields have restricted harvesting.
Both matter because, as we often see, bad news
generates bad stories and information.
SPIKES (see Figure 1) is an acronym for a six-step protocol that outlines important considerations when breaking bad news
EMMERDALE THAT bloke who was fat then went thin, but who could be fat again because I haven't seen it for a while, gets some bad news
No 1: The return of Lockerbie bomber Abdel Baset al-Megrahi to a hero's welcome in Libya was sickening.
This has been brought into sharp focus by the recession, and the bad news
swamping businesses large and small.
SOME PEOPLE--EVEN OUR publisher, if you read his column on the facing page--seem to think the media report nothing but bad news
However, it will usually be the responsibility of either HR or management, who should be professionally trained to deliver bad news
in a sensitive, clear and direct manner.