NHS chant | Relocating libraries | Ryanair | Unsplit infinitives
I don’t know which is more appalling – that Paul Watson, NHS England’s regional director for the Midlands and East of England, demanded that hospital trust chief executives chant “we can do this” (improve their A&E performance) (Report, 26 September), or that the chief executives apparently complied with this demand and didn’t protest about it till afterwards.
• When Worthing got its new library in the early 1970s members were encouraged to take out as many books as they liked. They could then bring them back to the new building which saved us a lot of backache. The shelves in the old library were soon empty except one that contained the complete works of Proust (Letters, 28 September).
Milborne Port, Somerset
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