In your 18 June issue, the first 12 stories carried the words 'victim', 'threat', 'attacks', 'doubts', 'revolt', 'marred', 'crisis', 'threatens', 'bad', 'pressure', 'rocks' and 'bully-boy'.

As a successful magazine you no doubt cater to the tastes of your readers.

Do you think they feel the NHS is a flawed institution or just enjoy self-flagellation?

William Fitzhugh

Director

HCIS

London W4