We have the mandate and the majority. Let’s make 2020 a year of progress and work now to set up a decade we can all be proud of.
We must strike a better balance so that where genuine disagreements arise, there are ways of resolving the situation through mediation and conciliation.
The union’s conference applauded speeches about the NHS not having enough money. Then voted to overstretch its resources even further.
We don’t need a ‘Brexiteer’ leader, we need a unifier, a leader who is not marked by labels but by their ability to implement the referendum result.
His experience in business, delivering the London Olympics, running the health service, and serving as Foreign Secretary all show his leadership qualities.
Lots of people want to know what the next Prime Minister will do for the country on everything other than Brexit.
The public are consistently reported as being entirely relaxed about who provides their care. What matters is that it is high quality and free at the point of use.
He has been more robust than any if his predecessors in challenging NHS failings. Prime Ministers seem to have given up trying to sack him.
It might please nurses, but provokes new pay demands from teachers, doctors and soldiers. Nor would a hypothecated ‘NHS Tax’ make the issue go away.
As a Kent MP, I’m delighted Canterbury is one of the sites chosen to host new training facilities.
Some specialist hospitals have made stellar consultant appointments from abroad. However, many doctors relocating here are economic migrants.
From housing to university access, from the criminal justice system to the House of Commons, ethnic minority communities desire and deserve a fairer deal.
The current pressures faced by the health service are not new or exclusive to the 21st Century. Let’s learn from past experience.
In return, the Prime Minister pledges to continue increasing funding for the health service, while the Labour leader tries to pit her against A&E doctors.
Elective surgical centres would be an efficient way to lighten the load on acute hospitals. The health service must be less monolithic in order to cope better.