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GPs operating in an 'unforgiving climate of blame', says GPC leader in defiant speech

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Yet again the tired old Geldof solution to all woes: "Gives us your f..ng money!". How much do you want Chand?Have you costed it? Any idea how many billions we have already had? The NHS is awash with money, but most is soaked up on staff costs and the rest is squandered in a highly inefficient manner.I speak with battle-scarred experience as a GP Lead on Finance at a CCG. The problem is the concept of an amorphous, unresponsive and unaccountable nationalised organisation, not how it is funded.Throwing money at it has not helped in the past. If the end is providing a reasonable standard of public health funded by central taxation, we should go right back to the drawing board and review how we construct the means to achieving that end.Bankrolling the status quo is not the answer.

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22 Jun 2016

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11:20am

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