Saving lives, by adapting drugs developed to treat one illness to combat another disease, must never be a party political football
when it is the best hope for the desperately sick.
The most irritating part of this campaign so far has had to be the phrase political football
The NHS is a political football
especially during elections.
Prospect union spokesman Richard Hardy said: "It's important that politicians stop using our members as a political football
In the battle to win over voters at the next election the NHS has become a political football
but no matter who wins, the priority must be to give the very best care to patients, at any cost, and no amount of money must be spared to provide adequately trained and properly paid sta".
In today's page (Feb 23) the space is taken up once again by politicians using the NHS as a political football
The traditional parties use the NHS as a political football
In which case David Cameron will then be all too keen to use the NHS as a political football
What happens when disturbed materials settle and who removes this, how is it removed and disposed of, where damaged materials go when removed by owners are still open questions, but if money is truly no object, perhaps this serious issue can avoid becoming just another political football
It's time Cllr Davies climbed down off the fence and stood with the other major councils of the north in telling the Labour party to stop playing political football
with the region's prosperity.
Dan Patrick, R-Houston, and State Board of Education member Thomas Ratliff will spar on Saturday over CSCOPE, the controversial curriculum tool used by Texas public schools that became a political football
during the 2013 legislative session.
Tewari said the state had not developed during the 11 years of Modi's chief ministership " and to divert attention from these matters, Modi is playing political football
with sensitive international issues like Sir Creek".
The move has reportedly infuriated the National Union of Students (NUS) and other student bodies in the UK, who claimed of "being used as a political football
by politicians" in the country.
But when I watched her being interviewed on television last week, the conversation was not about what could be done to help those who have lost their homes and possessions, it was all about politics - the same old political football
that gets kicked about at times like this.
I MUST take issue with Trefor Davies (Daily Post December 15), where he uses the closing of Hafod y Gest care home in Porthmadog as nothing short than a political football