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Spread, literally, across all the Scottish media this morning, we have a terminally ill cancer patient calling on the Health Secretary to resign. I’m not going to share any of the frankly morbid, distasteful and utterly cynical use of the story by Richard Leonard and the Unionist press as they circle the Health Secretary slavering like a pack of mangy hyenas desperate to feed on her political corpse.
This incident, tragic but single, is just the latest in a series of attempts to undermine the Health Secretary and score a point over the SNP. No consequent improvement in NHS Scotland is really expected or indeed really possible given the superiority of NHS Scotland over the others in the UK where resignations would actually make sense but are not being called for with any enthusiasm or expectation. Here’s a reminder of the nature of this dirty strategy so far and of the evidence an award would make more sense than a resignation:
I hope there is no question of them getting their way on this?