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GPC will 'take firm legal measures' to stop forced allocation of patients


I do agree with the last comment. It’s time for all of the Portadown GP’s to hand back their contracts to the HSCB. A 45,000 patient problem is something the HSCB Civil Servants cannot try and sweep under the carpet and pretend it doesn’t exist. A 45,000 patient problem is something that the politicians cannot ignore – it won’t just disappear it will become a black hole which will swallow everything within its gravitational field. Unlike Fermanagh (which has been boxed up, forgotten about, and resigned to the dustbin of history) Portadown is not that far down the road from Belfast. After Portadown, Lurgan, and Lisburn collapse, Belfast will be next. The electorate will be baying for blood – if the politicians think the “cash for ash” scandal was bad this will be ten times worse. The politicians and civil servants have been warned this would happen on multiple occasions and have chosen to ignore the issue or pretend it wasn’t there. There is a clear paper trail with which to hang them all with once the judicial review post mortem is carried out and the dead rotting carcass of the NHS in Northern Ireland. The vultures of the press who are more interested in “incompetent politician makes complete b*lls up” stories will have a field day picking over by the dead corpse of the body they could have saved but chose to ignore. The SPADS will ultimately pay the price for the “cash for ash” scandal however the blood on the carpet this time round will be the HSCB Civil Servants how have been economical with the truth in their dealings with our naïve wet behind the ears politicians. Many careers will be destroyed by this catastrophe. The politicians and the Civil Servants may not have seen the the risk to their own futures however their necks are very much on the line in this time around.

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23 Dec 2016

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