11th Dec, 2018

Offering his own diagnosis

Rob George 9th Oct, 2018

BROADCASTER, journalist, campaigner and comic Dr Phil Hammond will be sharing his prescription for the future of the National Health Service when he takes to the stage at Huntingdon Hall.

Nye Bevan’s baby turned 70 this year, but will she make a ton? Dr Phil charts the course of the NHS from 1948 to as long as she lasts and looks back on 31 years in the service.

“I’m going round the UK telling the story of the NHS and asking audiences for their suggestions on improving health and social care,” Dr Phil said.

“We then debate their suggestions, I add my own thoughts and then the audience votes on them. At the end of the tour, I’ll have a ‘People’s Plan’ for the NHS that I guarantee will make far more sense than anything that comes out of any government. And it’ll be a lot funnier!”

Dr Phil qualified as a GP in 1991. Hammond has been Private Eye’s medical correspondent since 1992, campaigning for patient empowerment, open data in healthcare, and for the NHS to be honest and transparent about the harm it causes as well as the good it does.

His show kicks off at 7.30pm on Friday, October 26

Tickets are £16 and £12.50 for concessions and NHS staff and available through the Worcester Live Box Office on 01905 611427.

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