Reasons to be cheerful #1

Although much derided (correctly as it turns out) by the Remain campaign, the promise (or “aspiration”) of an additional £350m per week for the NHS obviously struck a chord with a large number of voters, some of whom will have seen the split-screen Leave political video comparing the hospital experience inside and outside the EU.

So despite the endless propaganda prior to the EU referendum campaign, trying to paint junior doctors as greedy, or nurses as uncaring, or more particularly that the “bureaucracy” was full of waste, people understand at the deepest level that what the NHS needs and deserves is substantial financial investment. We’ve even got a ballpark figure for what’s required!

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