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Boris Johnson’s negligence caused the deaths of 5,500 NHS patients – says doctor.

Negligence: Boris Johnson was booed out of Addenbrookes Hospital when he visited it in the run-up to the general election – by doctors and patients alike.

An NHS hospital doctor has told Boris Johnson that he – and the Conservatives – are responsible for the deaths of around 5,500 patients.

Their negligence meant 5,449 people died because they spent too long waiting on trolleys in NHS hospitals when they should have been admitted to accident and emergency units.

The delays of between six and 11 hours led to the deaths, according to the study by leading NHS doctors Chris Moulton and Cliff Mann.

The deaths were entirely and solely caused by the length of wait and not by the patient’s condition.

The findings are extremely embarrassing for Boris Johnson, who, it is accepted, is winding the NHS down in order to sell off our healthcare to US companies after Brexit.

This has been the Conservative plan since 2010, as identified by Noam Chomsky:

That’s about the size of it. If the service had not been de-funded, then it would work. Nobody would be getting angry about it (because their relatives would not have died for the sake of a few farthings). But then, of course, Boris Johnson would not have an excuse to hand it over to the privateers.

It seems Mr Johnson might reckon he has found a stop-gap answer to get people off his case – by getting nurses to treat patients in corridors rather than in wards.

But the staff carrying out these duties say this shows times are “desperate”. Hospitals are at breaking point due to overwhelming demand and bed shortages.

And Andrew Meyerson, a junior doctor working at Worcestershire Royal hospital, has directly accused Mr Johnson of causing the deaths by negligence.

In an open letter published by The Guardian, he wrote [boldings mine]: “Prime Minister, the NHS is not safe in your hands.

Your negligence and that of your party over the past decade has contributed to the deaths of nearly 5,500 patients, and if you were a junior doctor like me, your licence would now be revoked, and you would be sent to prison.”

He wrote: “You are not fit to lecture us any more about what we need in our NHS hospitals.

You have failed the British people, failed my beloved Worcestershire Royal hospital, and failed our brilliant and hardworking NHS staff nationwide who have been traumatised by your negligence.

“Because the safety of our patients has now been threatened to such a significant degree, I am exercising my right as a whistleblower in clause 29 of my contract to speak out – outside your sanctioned channels – because this has happened too many times in hospitals across the country, and the British public has a right to know exactly who is responsible.”

He wrote: “You and your party have had nearly a decade to leave the health service in a better state than when you found it.

On every objective metric, the Conservative party has failed in that, and we see this in our NHS hospitals every single day.

“England is short of 40,000 nurses and 10,000 doctors, A&E waiting times are the absolute worst in NHS history, our cancer patients are waiting longer than ever to be seen, you have shut down too many district hospitals, you have left us with too few hospital beds, social care is a mess, mental health care is inaccessible, and you have destroyed our capacity to provide a multitude of services in the community to keep people healthy and out of hospital.

“And now nearly 5,500 people have died as a direct result of your policies. This is the legacy of the “one nation” Conservative party.”

He wrote: “Prime Minister, you have failed these patients and your negligence has contributed to their deaths.

He is absolutely right, of course.

And the UK voted Boris Johnson back in, to cause many more thousands of deaths over the next five years.

In the cases of some Tory voters, he’ll cause their own deaths.

Did they think about that at the time?

We had a chance to vote for an improved service, and we turned it down.

Still, the election result does mean that Mr Johnson has had a chance to improve his suntan.

Let’s hope that information warms the hearts of everybody about to lose a relative over the next five years, due to Johnson’s negligence.

Source: As a doctor I have to speak out: Johnson has contributed to thousands of deaths | Andrew Meyerson | Opinion | The Guardian

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Tories could lose 1,000 seats in local elections – so BOJOB speaks up? Please…

Bojob – what a clown: Don’t take out your Brexit frustrations on our hard-working Tory councillors, he says. Chris Davies was one such Tory councillor and he is now in disgrace as a convicted expenses fraudster.

Conservative leaders are extremely concerned about the results of Thursday’s local elections because it seems they don’t have to cash to run their usual campaigns.

It seems clear from this that they don’t believe for a moment that their candidates could be elected on personal merit. See:

The Tories could lose as many as 1,000 seats in this week’s local elections, as the party reportedly faces running out of cash.

Party bosses fear they face losing up to a quarter of their 5,521 council seats across the country, according to the Sunday Express.

And the party’s chief treasurer is thought to be in “complete despair” because both Remain and Leave-backing donors are holding back their money.

(Source: Tories face losing 1,000 seats in crushing local elections wipeout – Mirror Online)

So who do you think they send in to try to calm the masses and get them voting for their over-privileged overseers?

If you guessed an overpaid but poorly-educated mophead with all the charm, poise and social grace of a semi-shaved orang-utan, then you guessed right.

Here’s Boris Johnson:

Once you get going you will find that canvassing in a British high street is as enjoyable as any other contact sport – and even more exciting, in the sense that you can never be entirely sure who is going to be on your side. As you weave from shop to shop in a kind of rolling maul, you develop an instinct about the members of the public who loom into your path. Sometimes you need to deploy the old side-step; sometimes you palm them off with another member of your team. But most times you will want to commit wholeheartedly to the tackle – thrusting out your garish campaign bumf, clasping their hand, and inquiring joyfully whether you can count on their support.

In case you haven’t worked it out (and I don’t blame you) he was making his case in a Torygraph article entitled Don’t take out your Brexit frustrations on our hard-working Tory councillors.

As a local newspaper reporter, I’ve had personal experience of these so-called “hard-working Tory councillors”.

One of them was a man called Chris Davies. He represented the Conservative Party on Powys County Council for several years and was a useless yes-man for the Cameron government. As far as I know, he never once spoke up in support of the under-privileged and vulnerable people of the county who needed help.

In 2015 the people of Brecon and Radnorshire, sick of the Liberal Democrats’ collusion with the Tories and the murderous hardship it had wreaked on ordinary folk, ejected their former MP – only to get Mr Davies instead.

And now he is a criminal, convicted of expenses fraud, awaiting the result of a petition to remove him as MP and have a by-election. He is a disgrace.

That is my experience of “hard-working Tory councillors”.

The Tories deserve to lose a lot more than a paltry thousand of them.


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