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Re: [pepysdiary] The family doctor is going out of fashion Matthew Parris

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  • terry foreman
    Ian, et al.: the traffic jam http://www.pepysdiary.com/diary/1661/12/10/ On Sun, Jun 9, 2013 at 11:44 AM, IAN GREENWOOD
    Message 1 of 5 , Jun 9, 2013
      Ian, et al.:  the traffic jam 

      http://www.pepysdiary.com/diary/1661/12/10/


      On Sun, Jun 9, 2013 at 11:44 AM, IAN GREENWOOD <iangreenwood2@...> wrote:


      Thanks, Terry.
      If I had time I would scour the 1661 entries for the likely reference... but right now things are very busy!

      From: terry foreman <terry.foreman@...>
      To: pepysdiary-yahoogroup <pepysdiary@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Sunday, 9 June 2013, 14:41
      Subject: Re: [pepysdiary] The family doctor is going out of fashion Matthew Parris
       
      Ian,
      Hitting the paywall, I got as much as I wanted to type, betting there are others who have a paid subscription. ;-)
      Whether SP makes another appearance in the article is hard to tell.  I thought this one was interesting.

      Terry
      On Sun, Jun 9, 2013 at 3:27 AM, IAN GREENWOOD <iangreenwood2@...> wrote:
      Whenever you link to The Times, you find you do not get very much further, as they have a charging system in place. Terry, you need to copy the entire article and post it up if we are to read more!

      From: terry foreman <terry.foreman@...>
      To: pepysdiary-yahoogroup <pepysdiary@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Sunday, 9 June 2013, 5:35
      Subject: [pepysdiary] The family doctor is going out of fashion Matthew Parris
       
      Younger, busier people are going directly to specialist A&E departments. They don’t want a local GP
      Whose fault are the often wretched, chaotic, crowded conditions of Britain’s Accident and Emergency wards?
      I’d like you to consider two reports, one from 1661 and one from 2013. Beyond being about delays, you may think they bear no relation to each other. But they do. They are intimately connected. Try to guess how.
      First, the diarist Samuel Pepys records being stuck in a horse and carriage jam in 17th century London for an hour and a half......http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/columnists/article3785787.ece



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