North Cumbria #NHS disowns #UKIP #Copeland candidate #FionaMills

In an attempt to neutralise Labour’s strength on the NHS and to distance herself from [Paul] Nuttall’s anti-NHS views and from the Tories’ intended closure of important NHS facilities in the area, including its maternity unit, paediatrics and A&E, [UKIP’s Copeland candidate Fiona] Mills has made much of the fact that she works as an accountant in the local NHS Trust, North Cumbria University Hospitals Trust.

Earlier this week, a concerned constituent emailed the Trust’s complaints department to express concern at its association with the UKIP candidate:

The Trust was clearly keen to put right any idea that it supports Ms Mills or her politics and responded promptly – and emphatically:

Source: North Cumbria #NHS disowns #UKIP #Copeland candidate #FionaMills | The SKWAWKBOX

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6 thoughts on “North Cumbria #NHS disowns #UKIP #Copeland candidate #FionaMills

  1. nivekd

    Doctors take an oath to ‘first do no harm’. It looks like at least one NHS employee hasn’t cottoned on.

    1. Mike Sivier Post author

      You’re suggesting an accountant trumps a doctor – even if that person was only a working doctor for a brief period of time before going into politics?
      Oh dear.

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