sarahwollaston (@sarahwollaston)

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My response to the final proposals following the community services consultation in South Devon & Torbay https://t.co/AJk7CU7UPO
A thin-skinned narcissist wants to 'hold the press accountable' Chilling stuff. https://t.co/3XavrjIp6G
A thin-skinned narcissist wants to 'hold the press accountable' Chilling stuff. https://t.co/3XavrjIp6G
Link to PMs speech on exiting the EU https://t.co/oQ8VKFXHsQ
Link to PMs speech on exiting the EU https://t.co/oQ8VKFXHsQ
Suggest also look at the widening health inequality gap too & support measures that strengthen the obesity strategy… https://t.co/phoJ6Y72H7
Suggest also look at the widening health inequality gap too & support measures that strengthen the obesity strategy… https://t.co/phoJ6Y72H7
I hope @theresa_may repeats call for early reassurance for UK nationals living in EU partner nations & EU nationals already resident here
I hope @theresa_may repeats call for early reassurance for UK nationals living in EU partner nations & EU nationals already resident here
My recent @bmj_latest on #NHSCrisis sums up need for a different political approach https://t.co/MXnDBEaj6X
My recent @bmj_latest on #NHSCrisis sums up need for a different political approach https://t.co/MXnDBEaj6X
RT @thetimes: 'You change your initials from GP to MP but there are a lot of similarities' Saturday interview with @sarahwollaston https://…
RT @thetimes: 'You change your initials from GP to MP but there are a lot of similarities' Saturday interview with @sarahwollaston https://…
Ok so will try to thread tweets in future!
Ok so will try to thread tweets in future!
8. Public & NHS staff deserved better than scapegoating, smoke & mirrors. Needs to start with honest discussion of the background pressures
8. Public & NHS staff deserved better than scapegoating, smoke & mirrors. Needs to start with honest discussion of the background pressures
7. Financial squeeze over last Parliament av 1.1% uplift /yr at a time of huge demographic/demand surge & now set to fall/head 2018/19
7. Financial squeeze over last Parliament av 1.1% uplift /yr at a time of huge demographic/demand surge & now set to fall/head 2018/19
6. Over-promised on 7/7 8am-8pm routine service. Over-stretched primary care doesn't workforce to match without harming existing services
6. Over-promised on 7/7 8am-8pm routine service. Over-stretched primary care doesn't workforce to match without harming existing services
5. Govt has failed to grasp scale of the increase in complexity of cases in A&E/GP. Crisis not driven by trivial conditions in wrong place
5. Govt has failed to grasp scale of the increase in complexity of cases in A&E/GP. Crisis not driven by trivial conditions in wrong place
RT @sarahwollaston: Pretty dismal stuff for govt to scapegoat GPs for very serious NHS pressures. Failure to understand the complexity or o…
RT @sarahwollaston: Pretty dismal stuff for govt to scapegoat GPs for very serious NHS pressures. Failure to understand the complexity or o…
Beyond belief that anyone would think that attacking an overstretched & demoralised primary care would serve any purpose whatsoever
Beyond belief that anyone would think that attacking  an overstretched & demoralised primary care would serve any purpose whatsoever
4. Workload is completely unsustainable in many areas & workforce shortfall & morale a serious worry
4. Workload is completely unsustainable in many areas & workforce shortfall & morale a serious worry
3. As beds have closed, complex patients who would previously have been cared for in hospital are now looked after in primary care
3. As beds have closed, complex patients who would previously have been cared for in hospital are now looked after in primary care
2. Bed occupancy is running far too high & measuring at midnight underestimates the problem as not all free beds are available
2. Bed occupancy is running far too high & measuring at midnight underestimates the problem as not all free beds are available
Here's just a few point of many points that are obvious to everyone in the NHS 1. England has the lowest number of beds/head in Europe
Here's just a few point of many points that are obvious to everyone in the NHS
1. England has the lowest number of beds/head in Europe