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Dr Thérèse Coffey PhD is an intelligent woman from the North of England. She was criticised because she is overweight, smokes cigars and loves to sing.
Two of the previous occupants of the position were privately educated, slim and non smokers to include Jeremy Hunt and Matt Hancock. The medical profession had reservations about both of them. None of them had a PhD, so let us be less judgemental and afford Thérèse Coffey the time and space to achieve more for the nation.
Tony Blair's first health secretary said the NHS was like a super tanker, not easy to steer.