BBC utterly misleads on the NHS – yet again

Posted: June 4, 2013 by rainbowwarriorlizzie in Uncategorized

In Solidarity!!


I just witnessed a subtle but shockingly lamentable piece of craven journalism on BBC News. The BBC has an already-woeful record on the NHS under this government, almost completely ignoring the opposition to the Health and Social Care Bill (now Act) and the ‘clear and present danger’ of the government’s ‘forced privatisation‘ measures forced through as ‘secondary legislation‘ under section 75 of the Act – and then simply recycling old responses when viewers complained about these glaring omissions.

Well, the BBC clearly has no intention of resting on its mildew-ridden laurels now that it’s helped the Tories’ ‘big ticket’ items through. Tonight’s piece of collaboration was a feature on problems in Accident and Emergency (A&E) departments – a phenomenon which the government has ludicrously tried to blame on GPs.

The BBC led the piece with some figures, stating that 313,000 people waited longer than the government’s…

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