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The real conspiracy of NHS England

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I too deal with NHSE extensively, from a completely different angle and none of the people I deal with know that I was a GP. I agree with the vast majority of comments and criticism of the article, the comparison with fake news is a little childish however. Although individuals within NHSE may not be evil or have bad intentions there is no excuse for incompetence. The civil service structure rewards project completers and often we have met several NHSE representatives whilst negotiating as the managers move posts so frequently. Which is one of the reasons NHSE cannot negotiate competently. Don't under estimate the aims of the political policy - there may not be a stated aim of destroying the NHS but for many it is a part of their ideological make up. The fact the consequences and cost may be huge is of no consequence to them. I suspect the comparison we should be making is to the grenfell tower disaster and the years of choices that led to that event. I was dealing with mini disasters everyday when I quit GP land. It's worse now. I hope the writer can reflect as to why they are simply wrong.

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07 Aug 2017

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11:10am

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