Patients' groups expressed horror at the "sick experiment" in which NHS managers have agreed to pay £38 for every casualty that ambulance staff "keep out of Accident and Emergency" (A&E) departments after a 999 call has been made.WHEN THE GOVERNMENT RUNS EVERYONE'S HEALTHCARE YOUR HEALTH IS NOT THEIR FIRST CONCERN.
The tactic is part of an attempt to manage increasing demand for emergency care amid failings in the GP out-of-hours system.
Documents seen by The Sunday Telegraph disclose that staff at Britain's largest ambulance service have been encouraged to maximise the organisation's income, by securing payments for diverting patients to telephone helplines.
The bonuses are among dozens of schemes being tried out by ambulance trusts across the country as they attempt to improve their emergency response times and help A&E departments meet controversial targets to treat all patients within four hours of arrival.
AS THIS ARTICLE PROVES, THEY IN FACT LOOK FOR WAYS TO DENY SERVICE AND SAVE THEMSELVES MONEY.
IN A FREE MARKET, HEALTH CARE PROVIDER LOOK FOR WAYS TO MAKE MONEY BY PROVIDING THE BEST SERVICE IN THE MOST EFFICIENT WAY.
IF THEY FAIL TO PROVIDE GOOD SERVICE, THEN THEY CAN LOSE THEIR CUSTOMERS OR RELATIONSHIP WITH DOCTORS.
WHEN THE GOVERNMENT IS THE SOLE PROVIDER, THE PUBIC HAS NO WHERE ELSE TO GO.
OBAMACARE WILL INEVITABLE LEAD TO THE SAME PROBLEMS THE NHS HAS.
THAT'S WHY IT MUST EB REPEALED.