This is an issue of freedom of choice. The logo of my party was for a long time the torch of freedom.
Posts Tagged: Doctors
Lansley was accused of having no mandate for his NHS bill. But however ambitious it may have been, it didn’t upend the entire medical profession – as this one does.
Nadhim Zahawi MP: Love and mercy shouldn’t be a path to prison. It’s time to legalise assisted dying.
At the moment, due to the lack of clarity, the decision lies in the hands of the doctor. This is the exact reverse of what the situation should be.
There is no evidence that patients are demanding that surgeries be open at weekends.
Hugh Byrne: The self-selecting media doctors are wrong about the Government’s seven day services plan for the NHS
Ministers are not suggesting that GP surgeries open all hours over weekends to sort out routine issues, but that the workload of urgent cases is more evenly distributed.
Doctors need a moratorium on change to let them catch their breath. But with votes to win, the urge to make unrealisable promises is too great to resist.
The smartest public health move would be encouraging lifestyles that delay dementia, rather than diagnosing the untreatable when it arrives.
In April, we will be able to book GP and hospital appointments online, and have access to a summary of our GP record. Imagine a time when you can skype your GP…
It’s only there because political gain trumped clinical priorities.