A cancer patient was so impressed by his NHS treatment he has been inspired to spread his English pride via the internet.
Maidonian John Sewell found himself overflowing with patriotism after receiving treatment for Hodgkin’s disease at Wexham Park Hospital.
Overcome with the need to celebrate our nation’s strengths, he launched a campaign on St George’s Day to ensure a corner of the world wide web remains ‘Forever English’.
The web entrepreneur is campaigning for England to have its own domain name, .eng and has set up an online petition. He has collected more than 350 names in the past eeek and will take the final tally to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN),
The Pinkneys Road resident said: “I’mproud of the NHS and England and feelquite patriotic about doing something for England.”
The 46-year-old said: “The major driving force for this campaign was beingill. Being treated by the NHS made me realise how great it is to be in this country. I wouldn’t have had any better care anywhere than I received in Wexham.”
The campaign and petition can be found at www.doteng.org