Refer them urgently to his/her local MPs surgery
for advise perhaps ?
Except the reigning politicians ?
I too agree - even a fee of £10 would solve it.
Alas none of the political parties have the courage to alter
the status quo because of fear of annihilation at the
The partnership model has a pivotal role in NHS survival.
Killing it will only speed up service’s demise.
But we’re not permitted to charge right ?
We should,like other contractors providing a service insist
on charging for ALL non core work delighted to us.
Our problem is we do not have a united credible or effective trade union in place to support us.
Many nursing homes are now occupied by complex
needy patients that require much clinical expertise and
time . They are really akin to hospital wards in
the community and must be funded accordingly.