The govt told us they would give the NHS “whatever it needs” to care for patients with Covid. Turns out that was a lie. £22 billion to outsourced private sector mates? No problem. £1 billion for NHS? Get lost. It’s patients who will suffer 😔
WHAT THERE IS MONEY FOR: - Operation Moonshot (£100bn) - Brexit (£200bn) - Failed Test & Trace (£12bn) - Government cronies making dodgy PPE (£billions) - Consultants on Test & Trace (£7k a day) WHAT THERE ISN’T MONEY FOR - The NHS during a pandemic
The #NHS faces a shortage of over £1bn ahead of winter and as #Covid_19 cases grow. warns "lack of certainty" on funding "has made the already unenviable task of preparing for the second wave of Covid-19 cases more difficult."
NHS short of over £1bn for second Covid wave and onset of winter
“Prof Marcel Levi, chief executive of University College Hospital London, said recently that its allocation was insufficient to cover the costs of expanding its critical care wards”
NHS short of over £1bn for #Covid19 second wave and onset of winter 😖
NHS short of over £1bn for Covid second wave and onset of winter. So NOT getting "whatever it needs"?