PRESS RELEASE – NHS Plans ‘Unaffordable’? You May as Well Be Cutting Throats

[For immediate release 4 August 2015]

Monitor’s instruction to NHS Foundation trusts to fill NHS vacancies ‘only where necessary’ because of ‘unaffordable’ financial plans [http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/aug/04/nhs-told-to-fill-vacancies-only-where-essential-due-to-looming-funding-crisis] is as flawed as it is dangerous – and will cost lives. Risks will be taken and mistakes made because the NHS is being forced to operate a ‘market’ it does not want and no one voted for but which is costing millions to run. And it is completely unnecessary. Read more PRESS RELEASE – NHS Plans ‘Unaffordable’? You May as Well Be Cutting Throats