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@8.31 I agree with your sentiments, but the same process is already taking place in hospitals with trained up nurses replacing hospital doctors. It's all about improving productivity, which has taken place in other services. This could be replacing highly trained people with cheaper lower trained ones, or the use of computers and modern industrial robots. The problem is the whole of the capitalistic western economy is based on constantly improving productivity in order to increase profits / growth. The NHS is not 'currently' for profit, but the cost is a drain on the economy.

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