We need to do something, people, together. I lost a baby in June, and everyone concerned at the Leeds General Infirmary made the traumatic experience a little easier to deal with. The NHS is not bad. It is ours. It is our duty to save it
I know the approach I have taken in this blog is a bit contrived but as a device to get the main message across it might work. Please bear with me and read to the end to find my answer. Share widely if you agree with the logic.
It takes the form of a conversation between me (@butNHS) and the average man (or woman) in the street (TMITS).
TMITS – “What – save the NHS? Surely the NHS is one of the UK’s best loved institutions and is recognised to be the most efficient, effective and equitable health care system in the world. We all depend on it from cradle to grave. It is at the core of our society, truly a national treasure. How can it possibly need saving?”
@butNHS – “Yes, all these things are true, but the NHS as we know it – funded through central taxation…
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