Greens vow funds to make NHS fighting fit for 21st century

The Green Party has pledged to put an end to the “pain of privatisation” in the NHS.

Party co-leader Caroline Lucas is set to outline plans to remove the market from the health service, saying the last Tory government’s management of the NHS was akin to “a cruel form of shock therapy”.

While focusing her attack on the Conservatives, Ms Lucas is also set to condemn Labour and the Liberal Democrats as she launches the policy in the Isle of Wight.

She will say: “A confident and caring country is one where we provide people with the healthcare they need, free at the point of use.

“That’s why my party is today promising an end to the pain of privatisation that has been inflicted on the NHS by Labour, the Lib Dems and the Conservatives – we will give the NHS the funding it needs to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

“The current government is putting our NHS through a cruel form of shock therapy, leaving patients at risk and hospitals under extreme pressure.

Full Article on The Daily Mail 9 May 2017