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'Urgent cancer referrals should not be refused'

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I agree to some extent that there has to be pressure and demands , particularly demands outstripping supplies ,before something can be invested and done but(always a but) , Where is this pressure directed towards? Not to GPs , not to our secondary colleagues . Pressure is straight towards politicians and bureaucrats . Are you comfortable with that?? What is the penalty to these people if the appropriate investment is not guaranteed ? This is the unique time in the history when the whole medical profession should be standing up to put these people to account or else there should be an overwhelming vote of no confidence ,no matter which political party they represent. Without the guaranteed and well evident investments , this can easily turn a politically correct diplomacy into a dangerously flawed hypocrisy eroding further into an extremely over stretched NHS . Efficiency saving has been proved evidently a hypocrisy.......

Posted date

20 Dec 2014

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4:05pm

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