Gerry is a nurse ‘who believes passionately in the concept and existence of the NHS.’

Gerry tweets regularly on this topic – and you can follow those tweets @archangelolill

We post below – with Gerry’s permission – a selection of those tweets.A7kMXYCCcAA_Sw0

We have expanded abbreviations used in tweets.

They need no commentary.

“Privatizing ‪#NHS‬ without causing revolution. Step 1 – Tory faithful will support idea because it’s excellent nondiscriminatory care for all.

Privatising ‪#NHS‬ without causing revolution. Step 2 – promise to keep it safe putting idea of privatisation beyond realms of public imagination.

Privatizing ‪#NHS‬ without causing revolution. Step 3 – facilitate contributions / advice for destruction of ‪#NHS‬ from private healthcare providers.

Privatizing ‪#NHS‬ without causing revolution. Step 4 – woo LibDems, promise them reforms in Lords for unanimous support of ‪#NHS‬ privatisation.

Privatizing ‪#NHS‬ without causing revolution. Step 5 – Manipulate Royal Colleges make some feel included then lock all ‪#NHS‬ professionals.

Privatizing ‪#NHS‬ without causing revolution. Step 6 – order BBC to present privatisation as low key – no headlines – make it feel safe/incidental.

Privatizing ‪#NHS‬ without causing revolution. Step 7 – validate”reforms”- misrepresent its unaffordability – inefficiency – systemic bad care & debt.

Privatizing ‪#NHS‬ without causing revolution. Step 8 – Risk Reg[ister] not be published as public must be unaware of potential risk posed by “reforms”.

Privatizing ‪#NHS‬ without causing revolution. Step 9 – Sec[tion] 75 competition rules allowing full blown ‪#NHS‬ marketisation must be buried deep in Bill.

Privatizing ‪#NHS‬ without causing revolution. Step 10 – parliamentarians, Lords Ladies many with vested interest deliver without mandate H[ealth] & S[ocial] C[are] Act.

Privatizing ‪#NHS‬ without causing revolution. Step 11 – Impose £20bn saving from ‪#NHS‬, shut many A&E & hospitals, sack 1000s nurses, axe 1000s beds.

Privatizing ‪#NHS‬ without causing revolution. Step 12 – Cuts & closures deliver intended outcome = A struggling ‪#NHS‬ which BBC covers wall to wall

Sadly Govt privatising ‪#NHS‬ is going according to plan – at expense of patients but then patients were never consideration-never – only profit.
The destruction of ‪#NHS‬ is being driven by forces more powerful than any government, its stage managed “failure” is meticulous & mercenary.
‪#NHS been under attack for past three years and will continue to be so until it falls & corporate takeover is complete.
Hunt & Cameron with their spun sales pitch will be long gone when unaffordable healthcare is reality for many – then what do we do.
Had someone told me few years back we’d stand by & watch without mandate unlawful sell off of ‪#NHS‬ I would have thought them mad.”

We are committed, like Gerry, to fighting for the NHS.
If you agree with us, contact us.

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