Get what they promised…

Training Primary Care - NHS - GPs - Get what they promised...

That’s it, the elections is over.  The Tories have their feet under the table. 

Now it’s about delivery… 

Election Cut-Out and Keep ’em Honest List


Here is what has been promised.

This is the promise Done
£6.2 billion more this year – ‘getting to the front-line’.
NHS Budget up by £33.9bn by 2023/4  That’s £6.78bn, pa Reportedly, to be enshrined in law in upcoming Queen’s Speech.
£850m for 20 hospital up-grades 1,2,3,4,5
£2.7bn for six new hosptials 1,2,3,4,5,6
Seed funding for 34 more new hosptials…
Cross-party approach to resolving adult social care crisis, initiated between now and March (Listed as a priority for the first hundred days in office and likely to focus on reshaping the Care Act 2014)
78 hospitals will receive state-of-the-art MRI, CT and mammography screening machines to detect cancer faster and boost survival rates
+1m staff; ‘nurses, midwives and cleaners’ to get an ‘at least’ 6.5% pay rise 
Doctors ‘will see their payrise’
50,000 ‘more’ nurses
Students £5,000-£8k annual maintenance grant, ‘every years’ during their course
Everyone will receive at least £5,000 with further funding in regions or disciplines that are struggling to recruit – such as mental health – and help with their childcare costs
Improve staff morale with more funding for professional training and more supportive hospital management
6,000 more doctors in general practice
6,000 ‘more’ primary care professionals, such as physiotherapists and pharmacists. This is on top of the 7,500 extra nurse associates and 20,000 primary care professionals already announced
50 million extra general practice appointments a year, an increase of over 15 per cent
Train and employ ‘tens of thousands more’ NHS professionals here in the UK
Overseas qualified doctors, nurses and allied health professionals, with a job offer from the NHS, who have been trained to a recognised standard, and who have good working English, will be offered fast-track entry, reduced visa fees and edicated support to come to the UK with their families

Print this page out – stick it on your fridge with a magnet thing, pin it to the notice board at work, fold it up, pop it into your bag or wallet and bring it out every time you see a politician. Send a copy to your MP!  Make sure you get what they promised…

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