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Scrapping health bill could save 6,000 nursing posts, says Labour


Little One | 6-Feb-2012 11:05 am Little One, I hope you do find a nursing job. For some reason I managed to briefly scanyour comment in that 'Pain Police' piece, but when I tried to go back and post a comment it locked me out as 'subscriber only content'. Stick to your guns - pain is real if the patient feels it, and isn't present if the person isn't feeling it. Plently of wounds in wartime are not accompanied by any pain initially (many soldiers who are shot, say at the time they only felt the impact, not any pain), and when I played rugby I hurled myself into contacts which would have been very painful under 'everyday' circumstances, but are not at all painful when you are playing the game (you tend to get the pain in the showers, post-match). These NHS reforms are turning very nighmarish, even more so than they originally were - and this baffles me. Recently the Goverment has been using a 'line' that 'we know the reforms work and save money, because some GPs are already doing it'. How are those GPs already doing it, if the law has not yet been changed - doesn't that suggest, we could have the 'good bits of the changes' WITHOUT a change in the law ?

Posted date

6 February, 2012

Posted time

3:03 pm