Health secretary’s comments on NHS staff ‘unbelievable’ says SAM president

Following health secretary Jeremy Hunt’s comments that NHS staff knew what to expect from their jobs when they “signed up”, Dr Nick Scriven, president of the Society for Acute Medicine, said:

“The health secretary’s comments really are quite unbelievable. It is fair to say NHS staff know they will work hard but would expect the full support of all up to Jeremy Hunt in delivering care and an acknowledgement of issues and problems.”

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