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Hunt trolls NHS staff by praising rota showing dangerous staff shortages

Evolve Politics has also published a decent article on this subject, here.

How does this man get to remain Secretary of State for Health and Social Care?

Jeremy Hunt has issued a tweet claiming that he is proud of the appalling staff shortages he has created in the National Health Service.

See for yourself (hint: red means bad):

See, he wasn’t showing how safe staffing levels were being maintained; he was proving that they aren’t.

Every red box on that rota means at that time of day, on that ward, patients were considered to be at high risk due to understaffing.

On the early shift, only two wards have adequate staff. In contrast, no less than 11 wards have an inadequate number of nurses and are labelled “high risk”.

And everybody realised exactly what it said:

This is what happens when Tories start tinkering with organisations they simply don’t understand. And it will get worse, unless they are stopped:

So let’s stop them.

You can start by joining the NHS day of action on February 3:

There will be another day of action on February 3:

If you can attend both, please do. Only by keeping up the pressure can we overcome the Tory government and its automatic bias against a health service that exists not for profit, but to serve the needs of the people.

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