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Saving the NHS

MAIDSTONE  DIVISION     Chairman :  Dr Paul Hobday  MB BS FRCGP DRCOG DFSRH DPM                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

As the Chairman of the  Maidstone Division , I was pleased to see the publication of the BMA’s Election Manifesto, but words need to be translated into actions , as promised at last summer’s AGM.

I believe  Roderick and  Pollock’s draft consultation Bill , The NHS Reinstatement Bill , is compatibility with decisions and policy made at conference and should be one of those actions.

It was overwhelmingly supported at Professor Pollock’s presentation at BMA House recently , where at least 3 Regional Councils were represented.  It is  supported by my Division and others. The grassroots wishes need to be respected.

We call on the BMA to openly support and fight for this Bill in a “last ditch” attempt to save the NHS.

In doing so the BMA can make amends for it’s lack of fight  of the last few years and it’s opposition to the NHS in 1948.











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  • Is there a link to the "NHS Reinstatement Bill"?

    As Chair of City & Hackney Division, I can bring it to our next divisional meeting & discuss it there.

    Although I've not seen the detail, I'll stick my neck out & guess it will be supported....