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'I'm afraid there's been a 23% cut in the 'empathy and compassion' budget so you'll have to tell him to sod off now!'
'Due to cutbacks we've had to accept a sponsor for your stitches.'
Stress on GPs
"Owing to cutbacks in our news department, here is Rod Ingram to guess at what happened today in a number of places around the globe."
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"I still say we're stretched dangerously thing."
'I'm afraid at times like this with overstretched budgets we all have to make sacrifices.'
"Hey, relax, Ron - the big cutback I'm talking about implementing around here is my chocolate."
'This is the discharge nurse, she'll be able to tell you about all the services you aren't able to get any more when you leave.'
"Now, I know you'd like us to go away and let you get on with your dream, but, given the cutbacks in federal funding, without your pledge there may not be any more dreams!"
"Relax, we're cutting people, not perks."
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Focussing on what's REALLY important
'Advances in technology are staggering...they can spend ten times as much four times more quickly for only a tenth of the results.'
'Of course we want medical staff to have choice...and this is how we want them to use it.'
'Depressed, not sleeping, low self esteem...still enough about me, what can I do for you?'
Due to recent cutbacks, several major airlines have eliminated their snack carts.
'Due to cutbacks, we've removed the last 20 pages from every mystery novel.'
"In the light of the current financial position management has decided to cancel the Christmas party but. . .you can still come in and use the photocopier to photocopy your bottoms."
'Get behind me Satan!'
'Once you introduce profit into the NHS what will you end up with?'
'And this is where we attempt to forecast the TRUE size of the spending cuts.'
'Which way up would you like it?'
High Street Pharmacies Could Pose Real Threat To GP Profits.
'We's love to help...but so many other calls on the public purse.'
'Well the good news is that you will be the team leader...the bad news...you are the team.'
'I don't think we could throw the baby out with the bathwater if we tried.'