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#WeNeedToTalkAboutJeremy: Britain’s doctors have shown they won’t be ignored

Government policy can't be changed by Twitter activism alone, but the effectiveness of pro-NHS campaigners should give the DoH pause for thought

By Josh Lowe  

Jeremy Hunt might need to think harder about how to get doctors and their champions onside. © Yui Mok/PA Archive/PA Images

As modern political quotes go, it’s hard to think of many more enduring than Nigel Lawson’s description of the NHS as “the nearest thing the English have to a religion.” In the past two weekends, Jeremy Hunt has had the truth of it sharply brought home to him.

The weekend…

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