The 200-plus GPs who have already joined Babylon also do so because they are treated with respect and not put under the levels of pressure all too common in other practices.'PR nonsense from delusional cherry pickers at Babylon.
No addicts, mental or emotionally challenged, no sofasurfers, frail, poly co-morbids,housebound/residential care patients..the excluded include everyone with no smart phone and funded cellphone account.
Of course it's easy street for Drs in this Necker Island of affluent tranquility.A rocks for brains ,superficial political careerist ,now busy hammering in a few more virtual nails into the underfunded NHS primary care service.
The brilliance of agent Hunt ; not only does he proffer a build your own coffin flat pack for general practice. Many buy one of these and now; for no return on your funds; a bonus;Free cremation. This is from the same economic wacko land that is also offering a 40% increase in NHS availabilty with no extra resources ; all set in a system that is run at 20+% less funding than comparable EU countries. True magic.
.build your own coffin
Do this in your own time...better do it at weekends
...not enough yet??
Pay thousands for tick bix CQC torture and time wasting..
Dig your own grave.
Master plan ..uplift availability by around 20%...with diminished resources.
Really ? It's veyond parody.
What can be ssid is that this will be his ladt job in public disservice.
Agree fully.. Although the other cause is in the current NHS Act.This was based on political dogma and the fatally flawed idea that private capitalism can profit from a freely delivered humane public service .
Hunt has utter contempt for the principles of the NHS.He will swing whichever way he can in the capitalist breeze. He is blind to double standards viz BSkyB dealings. Online sources regarding his own company dealings verify his msrket driven mania. He must be fully resisted until his lack of ethical principles has him kicked out.
If there is one phrase that should come with a 5 red light warning it is "the right thing to do" .This we can recall ,was and continues to be, the catch phrase of T Blair of Jerusalem about invading Iraq.
exactly correct 1 .34 pm...the idea of a vision always suggest delusional tendencies...hallucination is more like it.
Howver wacky and lacking in pragmatism Tory policy is, there is some vested interest who will support it... the memory of those fellas rowing a sinking boat on the Thames comes to mind....even when it was going down...on they went
Rob Barnett ,spot on "abuse of the word intelligent"
The non clinicians who end up creating other planet health policy move from Jargon1.0 through a series of expensive management consultancy eye catching jingoistic nonsenses.
So what have we had ?" Reconfigure, Reform, Transform,a few others ; add your own; to Jargon7.0. This is the stupid parroting of "intelligent".
In J Hunt's 25 !! year "Vision"; yes it is blatant certifiable delusion; he comes up with "Intelligent transparency"!
You know, the situation where some one from Last Minute dotcom is called into fix things at the same time as the Genomic Ambulance comes round to cart you off before your AMI , to join the queue of wagons outside a full A&E department.
Seriously, this cannot be made up by Orwell . The only consolation is the Secretary is in a State and his swivel eyed stare is beginning to make N Farage look like a definition of sanity.Soon it will be all over...won't it?
" Mavis: "George!!Answer the door!!"
Man in green boiler suit " Ambulance Sir, in you get!Dont hang around"
G."But Im fine and Mavis has made me tea cakes"
MIGBS " That's enough nonsense Sir. We have your genome and you are due a heart attack any moment,no use struggling ....arghh Harry !! Quick...Taser! "
This resignation campaign is important..It may not work immediately as we saw the anti Iraq War protest didn't.Things do come round as we have seen.This government and PM will not have the nerve to push through a coporate privatisation of the NHS. All health professionals need to reject the USA overspending high admin process. Millions are squandered on management consultants who then create structures that lead to more fat fees for more management consultancy.What serious career achievements have Cameron,Lansley and Hunt demonstrated?. Cake stall incompetents; they need to meet implacable vocational professional resistance.A free NHS is not a viable vehicle for a profit driven takeover.
The USA , corporate, privatisation agenda just cant be hidden . Linking Leeds to Seattle ??...The USA has 16.9% of GDP into the health system, much of it going on corporate tax efficient profit. The right wing politicians put more energy into denying 40 million citizens health care than dealing with gun crime.The UK figure ,9.27% of GDP. Do we really think the current NHS Act and corporate , private accountancy consultant driven processes will improve a social insurance based system? Intelligent transparency is the latest buzz word ,sound bite to follow on from reform, transform,reconfigure etc . that have all dismally failed for the last 15 years
*unt: " work with others to change its business model.’"
Message to patients: You have lost your local practice which you valued, due to a faulty business model
Create a bureacracy lite non political primary care Society.
Have it run by an elected expenses only board and a dedicated accountant.Pay all NHS "taxes" in an escrow account and with hold collectively from the CQC.Today ironically is 800 years since the Magna Carta was agreed.One of it's tenets was no taxation with out representation.
With a quick digital data base the wjole of primary care can become a collective based on the core NHS principles and anti privatisation. Public support for their primary care service VS J *unt and Etonian in it together types...easy win
The last time a cost was attributed to GP activity there was the dire result of OOH being undervalued.The Government has been spitting feathers ever since as the service has crumbled and costs escalated. It wont happen again that activity will be linked to funding as cost will spiral.
The drift to worsening servicesand loss of small practices is designed to leave the public feeling it's GPs that are the problem. This then moves things towards private providers and some form of co-payment. Dentistry has long folowed that route.
It's a slo-mo car crash. Agent Hunt happily deconstructing the self employed GP model and wiping out small pratices. Complex bidding rules favour private profit taking bids and salaried HCP of varying descriptions. The numbers of deluded attempts with golden hellos, 2 year introductory salaried posts , confirm how naive many in primary care remain.
As GPs leave, gp part time, retire or do locum salaried posts; the public perception will be to blame front line staff. The same divide and rule process is wrecking community nursing and mental health services. The tipping point is closer than many imagine.
A decent Vote count for the NHS candidate v NHS Secretary of state....speaks for itself.Shameful comment on Tory Health Service act and conduct
This shambolic approach to welfairies ,lurches between the nasty Tory Daily Mailites who think drinkers and eaters dont need taxpayer support( alcohol and tobacco tax deals with some of this) ,and the Bevinites who believe 100% of humanity is saintlike and deserving of unconditional taxpayer support.
Simple solution is to move to non judgemental i universal support syatem where the whole population over 18 signs in for bio verified bank account( no double counting) then gets a fixed benefit linked to HMRC and benefits computers, so it is added to taxable income .Set the level so that all citizens can earn and only lose 20% of benefit for each2£k earnings so benefit disappears at £10K pa. Problem solved . Fat folks , drinkers smokers
and stoners.All incentivised to do some WORK.
There's a variant beclomethasone cream....£68 for 30g; everyone Rx that....see what happens.
This is a sorry business and of course attracts no headlines. Damage done by the ironically named" Intelligent" monitoring and the expensive and ultimately futile inspection process, which results in a vast industry inflicting largely unscientific measures into a system that has no spare capacity.
One of the "Intelligent" criteria involved asking psychotic pateients about alcohol and noting it somewhere.A moment's thought would cause any rational mind to question the value of such a process. To use it to formulate some global concept of patient risk must be a fine example of lunacy.
The comment that under pins the direction of travel points out that privatisation of salaried GPs cannot be profitable until the pension subsidy is abolished.The 1995 scheme will not appear anywhere again unless you are CEO of a major bank and offshore everything.
There could be a UK based independent GP mutual pension company set up ,not for profit ,with an ethical board.Some ideas can be taken from the professional indemnity insurers.There are a few financially literate Drs who along with an elected board of chartered accountants could run this .Diverse low to high risk and efficient tax plannng will ensure a legacy "pot" can survive the lifetime of the contributor. Working beyond 60 is unrealistic for most. Part time work from 50-55 has it's efficiencies with marginal tax issues.Most will find the funds useful well before age 78..truly, you only live once and most of the quality is before 78!