MP’s column - Michael Dugher, Labour MP for Barnsley East

Michael Dugher MP

Michael Dugher MP

As a country we are justifiably proud of the NHS. Sometimes things go wrong but most of us have our own personal stories about the wonderful work performed daily by its caring and dedicated staff here in South Yorkshire. However, I’m really worried about its future

The NHS is vital to the health and well-being of our nation but no one seems to have told David Cameron and the Tories. He said he could be trusted with the NHS but all we got was broken promises.

They attacked the NHS with a reorganisation that no-one wanted or voted for. A reorganisation that has cost £18 million in Barnsley and £3bn nationwide, including at least £78 million on unnecessary administration and legal fees.


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