The under-fire NHS boss who says he is "absolutely determined" to say in his job is due to make a speech on the state of the NHS today.
Sir David Nicholson is expected on stage at 11am at the Innovation Expo 2013 in London.
Nicholson has faced calls to resign for his role in the failures during the Stafford Hospital scandal.
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There is nervousness, anxiety and on the streets of Edinburgh fuelled by an atmosphere unlike anything seen before in recent UK politics.
However the vote goes, bonds of blood, history and geography mean the people of the Scottish borders will stay closely linked to England.
Alex Salmond could be hailed the future leader of a new country, but there is still no agreement on how an independent Scotland would work.