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NHS doctor, Private Eye's MD, @bbcrb presenter, author, health campaigner & comic. 2016/17 HEALTH REVOLUTION TOUR DATES at http://www.drphilhammond.com

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Dr Phil Hammond
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brexit can never be resolved while half of conservative mps argue to the death that theresa mays deal fulfils
Brexit can never be resolved while half of Conservative MPs argue to the death that Theresa May’s deal fulfils the wishes of the British people, and half of them argue to the death that it doesn’t. Half of them are wrong. The only way to find out which half is to ask the people.
Dr Phil Hammond
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my guess is that faced with a last gasp choice between no deal and revoking article 50 theresamay would go for
My guess is that faced with a last gasp choice between no deal and revoking article 50, @theresa_may would go for no deal
Dr Phil Hammond
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if there is now a long extension to article 50 would a new prime minister be able to negotiate a deal with the
If there is now a long extension to article 50, would a new Prime Minister be able to negotiate a deal with the EU that was substantially different? Or will we end up exactly as we are now in two years’ time?
Dr Phil Hammond
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if there is a snap general election whose manifesto promises would you most likely believe
If there is a snap general election, whose manifesto promises would you most likely believe?
Dr Phil Hammond
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well done john bercow it would have smelt very suspicious if a deal that a massive majority of mps have reject
Well done John Bercow. It would have smelt very suspicious if a deal that a massive majority of MPs have rejected twice suddenly got through because of financial bungs or offers of career progression or threats of no Brexit. Brexit now means what Parliament decides it means...
Dr Phil Hammond
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there are plenty of examples of harmful ill considered uk legislation and brexit will doubtless provide plenty
There are plenty of examples of harmful, ill-considered UK legislation, and Brexit will doubtless provide plenty more, but I'm collecting examples of UK legislation that has dome more good than harm. I'll start with The National Health Service Act 1948. Any more suggestions? Thx
Dr Phil Hammond
drphilhammond
on a brighter note imagine how chaotic our politics would be today if we still had an empire to run 10 dup mps
On a brighter note, imagine how chaotic our politics would be today if we still had an empire to run. 10 DUP MPs would be kingmakers over most of the planet. And the bribe they could demand...
Dr Phil Hammond
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if politicians were bound by a hippocratic oath first do no harm or at least minimise the harm what sort of br
If politicians were bound by a hippocratic oath (first do no harm, or at least minimise the harm), what sort of Brexit should they vote for?
Dr Phil Hammond
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the greatest politicians are like the greatest comedians they unite rather than divide
The greatest politicians are like the greatest comedians. They unite rather than divide.
Dr Phil Hammond
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2 shows at 1 the great health con we spend trillions on health but like brexit no one knows what it means so w
2 shows at @edfringe 1. The Great Health Con. We spend trillions on health but, like Brexit, no-one knows what it means. So who's conning who? 2. Vote Dr Phil? Dr Phil has pledged to stand against Jacob Rees-Mogg in 2022 (or next week). Can he win? (Er no) https://t.co/EPms1c915o

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Dr Phil Hammond
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the gravest warning about what the conservatives have in store for the nhs was given by their ex prime ministe
The gravest warning about what the Conservatives have in store for the NHS was given by their ex-prime minister.
Dr Phil Hammond
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well that was quick ive been sacked by for announcing my intention to stand for against thanks the loyal liste
Well that was quick. I’ve been sacked by for announcing my intention to stand for against . Thanks , the loyal listeners & the fabulous team at Dr Phil’s Saturday Surgery. It’s been a hugely enjoyable 12 years.
Dr Phil Hammond
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if you don t vote don t be surprised if you re shafted if you do vote you may still be shafted but at least yo
If you don't vote, don't be surprised if you're shafted. If you do vote, you may still be shafted. But at least you went down fighting xx
Dr Phil Hammond
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here s my press release following my dismissal by the bbc yesterday i wrote it myself so their may be errors a
Here's my Press Release following my dismissal by the BBC yesterday. I wrote it myself, so their may be errors and bias, but I think it's fair. Thanks for all your supportive comments. I shall be moving on now.

https://t.co/TbAL9i68yO
Dr Phil Hammond
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today i am announcing the formation of the intelligent kindness party or ikip anyone can join for free everyon
Today I am announcing the formation of the Intelligent Kindness Party, or IKIP. Anyone can join for free. Everyone is a leader. You can simultaneously be members of other parties provided you try to make decisions that are both intelligent and kind. Please tweet your support.
Dr Phil Hammond
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weve had an nhs plan 2000 an nhs improvement plan 2004 our health our care our say 2006 high quality care for
We’ve had an NHS plan 2000, an NHS improvement plan 2004, Our health, our care, our say 2006, High quality care for all 2008, Healthy lives, healthy people 2010, Equity & Excellence 2010 & an NHS five year forward view 2014. We're still 100,000 staff short. Let's do another plan!
Dr Phil Hammond
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the bbc reason for being taken off air is that having declared i may stand i could use my show to grow a follo
The BBC reason for being taken off air is that having declared I may stand, I could use my show to ‘grow a following’ in the constituency. If I’d kept quiet & not been honest until the last minute, I could’ve grown a following secretly. It seems I have a lot to learn in politics
Dr Phil Hammond
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breaking news jeremyhunt to be new england manager after convincing fa he can impose a cheaper system where 5
BREAKING NEWS: @Jeremy_Hunt to be new England manager after convincing FA he can impose a cheaper system where 5 players cover 7 positions
Dr Phil Hammond
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honoured to announce that have endorsed me as their prospective parliamentary candidate for north east somerse
Honoured to announce that have endorsed me as their prospective Parliamentary candidate for North East Somerset (sitting MP ) As a believer in progressive alliances, I will stand aside if a stronger candidate declares #votedrphil
Dr Phil Hammond
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in my 26 years writing for the one lesson i ve learnt above all others is that outsourcing is rarely the answe
In my 26 years writing for , the one lesson I've learnt above all others is that outsourcing is rarely the answer to anything. The big outsourcers usually outsource again, so you get a very convoluted chain of accountability and a high risk of blindness to failure.
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