NHS should be run like Tesco: Tory MP who defected to UKIP

28 Aug

Pride's Purge

(not satire – it’s the UKIP!)

The former Tory MP for Clacton Douglas Carswell – who has just defected to UKIP  – is a bit obsessed with supermarkets.

He once wrote a whole blogpost extolling the inspirational examples of German cut-price supermarkets Lidl and Aldi:

What Lidl and Aldi tell us about the benefits of a free market‘.

Carswell also thinks the NHS should be run more like Tesco. Here’s what he said about GP surgeries:

Tesco isn’t only open round the clock, they’ll deliver stuff to your door at a time that suits you. So how come ….. you can’t get to see a GP on a Saturday?

And he seems to think hospitals should be more like 24-hour supermarkets:

Compare the experience of many of my constituents as patients ….. with their experience as customers – 24-hour supermarkets, instant access, personalised service.

But it’s not only the NHS. Carswell’s…

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