Letter published in this week's Sheerness Times Guardian & Kent Messenger (Sittingbourne)
(7th March 2012)
I wonder whether it would be possible for our MP to tell us what he thinks about his own party's NHS reforms.
I have searched high and low and can find no speeches he has made in the in the House of Commons nor any questions he has placed on the Order Paper.
Perhaps, he has been too busy meeting all our local doctors in which case maybe he could tell us what they think.
Meanwhile, waiting lists have lengthened considerably. This is not the way to run our NHS; nor do we want privatisation by the back door.
What we do need is to make the NHS manageable. And one way would be to de-centralise it which is exactly why the Primary Care Trusts were such an important innovation. What a shame they have been condemned.