“At a time when the NHS has never been more popular and when there is increasing evidence of its cost-effectiveness, we are sleep-walking into its destruction”
|Aneurin Beven on the day the NHS was created|
Fortunately our Dr Ashton knows his history and goes on to say
However, our learned and humane professor has come to the attention of his bosses at NHS Cumbria and has been called-in a quiet chat,
health service clinicians were always free to express their opinions as individuals, but the health service must remain non political - and the meeting was to ensure that Professor Ashton was 'mindful' of the differences.