...are fully aware that it never did and never will. Or we'll never break the seeming stranglehold this 'organisation' has on the politicians.
While only 15% thought the NHS was not coping well with treating coronavirus patients, many more – 41% – believed that it was not coping well with providing other services.
Because it's spending all its time on the first category! A child could see this!
But maybe it's just 'media perception'?
...it’s not just media reports that change people’s perceptions of the health service, and many people have personal experience of struggling to access their GP or being stuck on a hospital waiting list,” she added.
Ah. Indeed, it's something everyone seems to have a personal horror story about. So it's not something that can be kept quiet any longer.
Not that the usual suspects aren't going to refuse to draw the obvious conclusions, though!
Labour said the findings showed the effects of persistent and unaddressed staff shortages.
It doesn't really matter how many staff they have if they are all dealing with just one thing - or at home because a PCR test came back positive - does it?
“None of this is the fault of our heroic health and social care workers, who are getting Britain through this pandemic. For our NHS to be able to provide the care patients expect the workforce needs to be properly valued, strengthened and provided with modern equipment and technology to ensure patients receive quality care quicker,” he added.
Why would I value a tradesman - say, a mechanic - who handed me back my car after three days in for a service and said 'I spent all the time on that non-working door light, haven't checked the brakes or suspension or topped off the oil and stuff, that'll be £133 billion, please'..?