Euromess – monetary union could crucify the care sector

Posted on October 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

|A City View – With Matthew Gash ­ director, head of healthcare finance, Fortis Bank| I knew I liked the Swedes. Well, Sweden has many merits ­ bracing climate, endless forests, Saab motor cars, IKEA, Abba and an alternative film industry. Only occasionally are the Swedes chastised for being too serious, and they have been a little careless with the odd member of government. Independence and free-thinking is undoubtedly in the fore in Sweden, witnessed by their convincing rejection of adopting the Euro as their sole currency. The Danes are likely to follow suit, and in that fashion the UK will not be isolated and marginalised as mad “little Englanders”. Why is this issue important, and what relevance is this subject to the healthcare industry? Well most of you will have already made up your mind on this subject. It is simply a matter of facing the facts and telling the truth ­ something the public seems to be kept away from by government these days. Let me say I am in favour of the concept of the Euro ­ a

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