Sajid: NHS must now deliver for taxpayers
Daily Express|October 06, 2021
SAJID Javid has told the NHS that 2022 will be a year of “renewal and reform” for the service.
Macer Hall
And he warned it must deliver more for patients in return for billions of pounds of taxpayers’ cash.

The Health Secretary’s comments to the Tory conference follow the Government’s decision to raise taxes to spend up to £12billion on tackling the backlog in surgery and other treatment.

He also insisted patients must have the right to see their GP in person if they want. His remarks in Manchester come after criticism of the switch to online or telephone consultations at many surgeries and health centres.

Mr Javid said: “The NHS may have the best principle behind it, staffed by some of the best people our country has to offer, but that doesn’t mean that, as an organisation, it is the best at everything.

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