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Health Education bosses turn to slavery to solve the recruitment crisis



Health education bosses think slavery is a damn fine idea.

We caught up with Professor Candid whilst he was posing for his portrait.

Rather than improving conditions to retain doctors we’d thought we’d poke around the third world a bit

Bringing over doctors from a former colony and enslaving them in the NHS to make up the number sounds like a damn fine idea to me,’ says Prof Candid.

‘I wouldn’t say I was a white British imperialist, but I am white and I am British, however, I most certainly am not an imperialist, hang on a second… Dinesh where the hell has all the port gone?’

After taking a slurp of port and re-adopting his heroic pose, replete with military regalia and a hunting dog, he continued: ‘Rather than improving conditions to retain doctors we’d thought we’d poke around the third world a bit and see what we could come up with. If that doesn’t work we’ll just round a few up of ‘em up at gunpoint and give them the old what for with a toy stethoscope and a packed lunch.’

‘Yip Yip hazaar!’ he added. 

Unfortunately we have no idea what that last bit means.

Dr Kevin Hinkley is a GP in Edinburgh