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Conservatives pledge 6,000 new doctors in general practice by 2024/25

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Yawn Every election is the same BUT this one differs from the others in the fashion that none of the other issues on their manifestos would appeal to more than half of the voters ( well , we all know the split between Leave and Remain anyway). So as I wrote before , NHS is the only territory which ‘guarantees’ some trustworthiness and hence , political appeal to those voters , at least , in the centre ground ( if centre ground still bloody exists ). NHS is even more appealing to climate changes in UK as far as battlegrounds of general election is concerning. Let’s be honest on this . Whether these politicians really believe what they are saying in front of voters about NHS is no longer important, it is politically suicidal if any party does not have a go on NHS in this most extraordinary general election . Is it any ‘good’ to us (GP) realistically from this circumstances? I do not want to be judgemental from the outset as the story is unfolding. And one day of politics is too long . Yes , probably nothing constructive is going to happen ? We will be still the dumping ground for secondary care’s ‘unwanted’ workload . But it is the political narrative(s) which set an ‘opportunity’ for those who wanted to represent us . Whether they really would go belligerent exploiting this parody. If one remembers history well enough of how we had been treated by government(s) so far , I suppose there is no other ‘better time’ ( gosh , I hate this term) to seek revenge. So, adding to my old slogan ‘ the new government needs us more than we need it .’, this is the second election slogan ‘ Treat GPs like shit , you do not get elected .’

Posted date

09 Nov 2019

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10:49am

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