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  • David Lomax
    Article: Dec 8, 2019

    With just days to go until the General Election, David Lomax wants to see the Lib Dem £50 billion 'remain bonus' save our public services and stop the Tory cuts.

    Economists predict that the British economy would be 1.9% bigger if we stop Brexit and stay in the EU - leaving an extra £50 billion to spend over the life of the next Parliament.

  • medics
    Article: Nov 21, 2019
    By David Lomax

    Only 67% of patients arriving at A&E in the Stockport NHS Foundation Trust were treated or admitted within four hours in October 2019, whilst 28% of emergency admissions missed the four-hour slot. 63 patients waited longer than 12 hours to be admitted.

    Nationally, the 95% waiting target hasn't been met since July 2015. Only 83.6% of patients arriving at A&E across England were treated or admitted in four hours in October, the worst-ever performance since a target was introduced in 2004.

    Liberal Democrat candidate for HIGH PEAK, DAVID LOMAX said:

    "It is shameful that patients in High Peak are being abandoned, be it waiting for hours for treatment in A&E or for months in pain for routine operations.

    "These figures reveal the Conservatives' dismal record on the NHS. For the past four years the Tories have utterly failed to invest properly in our health service, leaving local hospitals underfunded, overstretched and understaffed.

    "We will invest an extra £35 billion in our NHS through a penny on income tax and develop a national recruitment strategy to ensure we never again suffer shortages of nurses, doctors and other health professionals."