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NHS users should pay £10 a month, says former health minister


From the comments on BBC news websites and other sites today, the mere thought of paying £10/month is being met with a lot of hostility and entitlement to a totally free NHS. This means NHS GPs you are not going to get any public support or sympathy, and it is a case of each GP look out for yourself as the government continue to drop a pile of s%# on you to force you to leave any way shape or how and that includes making your appraisal as stressful as possible, revalidation as punitive and remediation impossible to keep self funding. They will put up huge hurdles and cut off funding to keep state NHS GPs from returning. They have not finished yet. Trainers will be forced to pay the wages of trainees so there will be no trainers of state NHS GPs. I am sorry but the only solution now has to be industrial action or a full strike as the last chance to save the NHS GP. The naive public have no idea that when the last NHS GP partnership is dissolved, privatisation will continue and it will not be £10/month for private medical insurance but more like £60/month for basic cover before top ups.

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31 Mar 2014

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