Why all the fuss about a seven-day NHS?

Posted on 3 November 2015

Andrew Street writes for The Conversation

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In a recent press statement, David Cameron reiterated the Conservative party’s manifesto promise that people would be able to see a GP and receive hospital care seven days a week by 2020. At face value, these promises seem laudable, yet they have not been greeted with unalloyed enthusiasm, but rather criticism and objection, particularly from the medical profession. Read more...