NHS Commissioning Board

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office – in the House of Commons at 1:15 pm on 5th March 2013.

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Photo of Jason McCartney Jason McCartney Conservative, Colne Valley 1:15 pm, 5th March 2013

Will the Minister take no lectures from the Labour party, which oversaw the downgrading of the maternity unit at Huddersfield royal infirmary, and will he reassure my constituents that patient care will always be put first in this universal health service, free at the point of delivery?

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Howard Walker
Posted on 6 Mar 2013 7:44 pm (Report this annotation)

Interesting one this. I am a diabetic, and for many years I was not allowed to be prescribed Saxagliptin, a very good drug for reducing blood sugar. Recently the patent expired, and Bingo! I now have my Saxagliptin pills. Patient care first - costs later - doubtful.