NHS vacancies are a national emergency BECAUSE THE TORIES MADE IT ONE

I’m amazed I need to spell this out to people.

The Conservatives have been systematically destroying the National Health Service for more than seven years. That’s what they do when they are in office.

There’s a reason almost one-tenth of all NHS jobs are vacant: Tories don’t want them filled. They may say they do; they may claim they are working to fill them; but this is not true.

Want to know how you can tell that?

Because if the Tories wanted those jobs to be filled, they would be filled.

It really is that simple.

One in 11 posts is vacant with the situation particularly bad among the nursing workforce.

Experts described the situation as at risk of becoming a “national emergency” given the rising demands on the NHS.

The latest figures have been published by the regulator, NHS Improvement, for the April to June period.

They showed:

11.8% of nurse posts were not filled – a shortage of nearly 42,000

9.3% of doctor posts were vacant – a shortage of 11,500

Overall, 9.2% of all posts were not filled – a shortage of nearly 108,000

This is slightly worse than this time last year.

Source: NHS vacancies a ‘national emergency’ – BBC News

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4 thoughts on “NHS vacancies are a national emergency BECAUSE THE TORIES MADE IT ONE

  1. Zippi

    This is not good news; sadly, Tony Blair and his people made all of this possible by failing to keep private medicine within the N.H.S. infrastructure. In don’t know who started the ball rolling but once private medicine left the N.H.S. hospitals, it was in direct competition for resources, such a time, because most of the consultants worked for the N.H.S. These people had always had private patients but they were under the same roof so, they were on site, not elsewhere as is the case. Increasingly, these resources i.e. the doctors, have been drawn away from the N.H.S.

  2. Barry Davies

    You go to all graduate nurse education cut number of trading places train people to work anywhere in EU including students from EU nations continually lie that more nurses than ever are training and eventually the drop in the number of nurses comes back to bite you, even with mass closures of hospitals and down grading.

  3. nmac064

    Another deliberate nasty Tory plan to achieve their long-held plan to destroy health care for the vast majority of people. They want to make a profit from people’s misery and care nothing for those who cannot afford expensive health insurance.

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