The eight week period of engagement is asking the public for their views on proposals to protect essential local NHS services by stopping funding for purely cosmetic procedures (such as tummy tucks and boob jobs), no longer prescribing some ‘over the counter’ medicines and gluten-free products, and reducing the number of IVF cycles funded.
Oh and by the way, says Dr Sarah Heyes, clinical director of Redbridge CCG, “ … we have to make savings locally of £55 million, …”
The surgical knife will be applied to the following:
- In-vitro fertilisation (IVF)
- Male and female sterilisation
- NHS prescribing – including gluten-free food prescriptions, over the counter prescribing, soya-based formula milk and travel vaccinations
- Cosmetic procedures
- Weight loss surgery.
"FOR THE BEST START IN LIFE we will continue to increase spending on the NHS, provide 7-day a week access to your GP and deliver a truly 7-day NHS – so you know you will always have access to a free and high quality health service when you need it most."And here is a picture of the commitment made by the Brexit campaign last year:
And here is a picture of flying pigs …