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Dr Batt-Rawden in The Guardian: “I don’t blame colleagues for leaving the NHS: the government has betrayed them”

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“The fact that politicians stood on the doorsteps of No 10 clapping while treating NHS staff with such contempt has angered even the most mild-mannered of my colleagues.
And it is this deep, impassible feeling of betrayal which has made people feel they have no option but to leave. A mass exodus from the NHS is no longer a case of if, it’s a case of when.
Staff morale will probably never recover fully. But there is a small window of opportunity now that, if lost, will never be regained. If we don’t start caring about our staff now, there will be no one left to care for our patients.”

– Dr Samantha Batt-Rawden, DAUK founder

Read the full article in The Guardian