Skip to comments.David Cameron accused of destroying NHS with privatisation plans (UK's Commiecare™)
Posted on 01/17/2011 6:23:23 PM PST by Libloather
David Cameron accused of destroying NHS with privatisation plans
by Jason Beattie, Daily Mirror 17/01/2011
DOCTORS last night accused David Cameron of plotting to smash up the NHS as he sets out plans to rush through privatisation of the historic public service.
Critics fear the move will lead to closed hospitals, lengthy waiting lists, rationed medicines and a steep decline in the quality of care for patients.
And staff warn health reforms he will put before Parliament on Wednesday will spell the end of the NHS as we know it in a kick in the teeth for the dedicated staff who have worked tirelessly over the decades to provide free care for millions.
In a key speech today, the PM will say he wants more competition and greater independence for hospitals and schools. And in a worrying sign for thousands of workers, Mr Cameron is to claim he wants one of the great legacies of this Government to be the complete modernisation of our public services.
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But a report by the NHS Confederation which represents doctors, administrators and medical groups, said the reforms were extraordinarily risky.
He should. But he’ll wimp out. he’s not a conservative.
This is all you need to know. The NHS is for the benefit of the public service workers, not the public.
That is what they have NOW. How could getting rid of a crappy system and modeling it after one that WORKS be worse?
I thought that's what they had now.
They are state employees... they have no obligation to deliver the best medical care at the lowest possible price. They are worried more about their job security than their patients’ welfare. That’s human nature.
He did not destroy anything with a “plan.”