June 19th, 2014

Hunt Won’t Like His Medicine

Sarah Wollaston has been on the Daily Politics telling viewers how about her lovely texts from Jeremy Hunt since becoming Health Select Committee chair last night. It might be all smiles now, but the Health Secretary isn’t likely to forget the time Wollaston described the government’s NHS reforms as “completely unrealistic” and “doomed to fail”. Or when she piled into ministers for cocking up redundancies in an article for the Telegraph. Or in the same piece when she directly criticised the Prime Minister and attempts to tackle NHS bureaucracy as “part of the problem”. Not to mention the time she said the government’s reforms were “a bit like someone had tossed a grenade” into Primary Care Trusts. This is going to be fun.


  1. 1
    Says says:

    Whilst I remember: Jane Hill.

    What a magnificent rack.

  2. 2
  3. 3
    Jeremy Cunt says:

    She’s already given me a dose.

  4. 4
    A. Tuppence-Licker says:

    Bats for the other side old boy!

  5. 5
    Good Doc, Poor MP says:

    Let’s be honest here.

    Sarah Wollaston promised great potential but it has never been realised.

    She’s just not very good at being an MP or debating, which is a shame but not everyone is cut out for it and perhaps she would be better returning to the job that the taxpayer trained her up to do.

  6. 6
    Esther McVey says:

    FAO: Iain, I’ll meet you in the Travel Lodge Heston at the usual time. I’ve got my stilettos. Can’t wait!

  7. 7
    +another1 says:


  8. 8
    Anonymous says:

    She should get herself over to Ukip.

  9. 9
    Gosh says:

    Golly! Chocks away, eh!

  10. 10
    Witty Moniker says:

    If she leans any way it’ll be towards the suppliers (GPs) not the patients. A shame.

  11. 11
    The two Muppets says:

    She is one of the few MPs who have had a real job before politics .
    Yes,she is a bit of a maverick but a superb MP.

  12. 12
    Ippikin says:

    They’re all the same. All mouth until they get a decent job; now we’ll drown in the silence!

  13. 13
    OED says:

    Whoops, is that a mexed mitaphor?

  14. 14

    The Peoples MD will have at the core of her approach the continued cushy life for members of the most Luddite, self-interested trade union the UK has ever known – the BMA. while this club of petty tyrants is allowed to dictate how to run the NHS for their benefit we will never have an NHS which puts patients before staff.

  15. 15
    Morgan's Organ says:

    Interesting how she moderated & carefully limited her Twitter posts in the lead up to her selection.

  16. 16

    wouldnt mind getting a dose from her!

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