The images of a confrontation in which the father of a sick child reproaches the state of the public health care system the british prime minister, Boris Johnson, took the limelight this Wednesday in the main media of the United Kingdom.
During a visit by Johnson to the Whipps Cross University Hospital, in the north-east of London, the father reproached the head of the Government "the NHS (health system) has been destroyed." "There are not enough doctors, not enough nurses," says the man in a hallway health centre , as seen in the images that have been distributed to various chains. "Would you like this to their own children ?", le espeta the father, who says that his daughter "almost died" the previous night.
"There are not enough doctors, there are not enough nurses. The NHS is being destroyed, and now you come here for a press opportunity"— BBC Politics (@BBCPolitics) September 18, 2019
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The representative conservative, who assumed the position of prime minister by the end of July after the resignation of his correligionaria Theresa May , carried out since the beginning of this month a tour through several cities in the Uk.
Johnson had hoped to deploy during September the campaign for early elections, but the Parliament vetoed that possibility. During their confrontation, the father of the sick girl an eyesore to Johnson that have gone to the hospital, " to appear in the press ". "There is No press here," responds the conservative leader. The father, for his part, points to at least one camera that there is near them and asks: "What do you want to say that there is press here, who is this people?".Various hospitals
A spokesman for Downing Street, the official office of Johnson, stressed later that the prime minister has visited various hospitals in the last few weeks to know directly the points of view of patients and workers" of the public system.
The prime minister has suffered number of incidents in the last few days with the citizens that have faced him. Earlier this month, during a visit to Yorkshire, in the north of England, a man came up to give the hand to the prime minister and, in front of cameras, he asked: "please leave my people ". "I'll do it very soon," replied the representative, "tory".
last week, during a speech, also in the north of England, a spontaneously interrupted the head of the Government. "what why are you not in Parliament ?" and "Fix this mess that you've created," cried the spectator to Johnson, who led the campaign favourable to leave the European Union (EU) prior to the referendum of three years ago.
After having suffered such an incident, Johnson decided Monday not to appear at a press conference planned next to the prime minister of Luxembourg, Xavier Bettel , realizing that there was a group of protesters clustered near the stage where both had to appear before the media.Updated Date: 19 September 2019, 18:00