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'Multiyear' funding settlement to replace annual NHS budgets, says PM


Why does common sense take so long to reach the upper recesses of power? Everybody knew for the last 25 years that an 'annual approach' to health services' budgets was insane. But no, the NHS had to be brought to its knees and almost go totally bust before action can be taken. We heard recently about an injection of £4 Billion per annum, which won't actually be seen until next year. I'm sorry - after strangling the health services to near death, we're now seeing rescue packages. This is like torture. The NHS and all its workers are victims of monetary waterboarding. Now we're given hope relief from the torture. Really - is this the way to treat all the people who your Mr Hunt lavishes so much praise upon? That too is part of the torture. I will remember not only the above patterns of conduct, but the torture delivered onto people who the health services provide for. Our masters will focus on the majority who receive high quality care. Does it mean that we should ignore the minority who have suffered? I don't think so!

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29 Mar 2018

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