The list of hopefuls includes two businesswomen, an NHS psychiatrist, three barristers and Theresa May’s SpAd.
Dr Michelle Tempest is an NHS hospital doctor and prospective parliamentary candidate for North West Durham. The NHS is vast. It treats over one million patients every 36 hours and employs more people than the combined populations of Birmingham and Coventry. David Cameron has made the NHS his number one political priority. With headlines about […]
Dr Michelle Tempest, a psychiatrist, blogger, and editor of the The Future of the NHS, fears Brown’s Stalinist approach to the healthcare delivery. ‘The invisible hand’ metaphor was first coined by the economist Adam Smith, to demonstrate how in a free market, an individual pursuing his own self-interest, tends to also promote the good of […]
Dr Michelle Tempest (blog) is a psychiatrist and editor of The Future of the NHS. Management guru Sir Gerry Robinson was the star of a BBC 2 series last week when he was set his ‘biggest challenge’ – to reduce hospital waiting lists. For those of us who work within NHS hospitals, the stories seemed […]