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Artist or CreatorNicholas Garland
Title or CaptionOld doctor (who has been gossiping for three quarters of an hour). 'Well, well, I must be going. I've got to visit an old lady in a fit.'
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Published byDaily Telegraph
Date22 May 1998
FormatPhotocopy
Embedded text or transcriptScandal of NHS Waiting List
after A.T. Smith (Punch 1911)
Person DepictedDobson; Frank
NotesNews: Health authorities were set new targets for reducing waiting lists after the number of people waiting for operations reached a record 1.29 million. Frank Dobson, the Health Secretary, ordered a renewed drive to meet Labour's manifesto promise after the latest quarterly figures showed an increase of 35,700 National Health Service patients waiting for treatment in England. [Jon Hibbs, The Daily Telegraph]
SubjectsLabour Party
NHS
complacency
doctors
horses
patients
policy
waiting lists
Copyright contact detailssyndication@telegraph.co.uk
GenrePastiche
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