Doctors need to stop moaning and take responsibility for improving the NHS, the leader of Britain’s medics has said.
Ministers have given the NHS a “substantial sum” of money and doctors must now stop blaming the government for all its problems, Carrie MacEwen, Chairwoman of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, told The Times.
Britain’s 220,000 doctors have a professional duty to make the health service’s ten-year plan work and can no longer “sit on their hands”, Professor MacEwen said.
After years in which the loudest medical voices have tended to complain about government funding and staffing levels, she said that doctors should take advantage of a “golden opportunity”.
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Source: The Times, 25 February 2020
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