I’m being targeted by right-wing trolls because I have declared I won’t take any interviews with GBNews.
4 points:
1. I am approached for interview across news networks frequently in my role as EveryDoctor Chief Executive.
2. I am deeply concerned about the rising levels of...
intolerance displayed by some groups in our society. I will not be complicit in escalating racism, misogyny and prejudice against individuals with protected characteristics.
3. I believe GBNews will further escalate these problems.
4. Some people are trying to bait me by...
suggesting that I have ‘trolled GBNews’. You cannot troll an entity. I have insulted no individual, and will continue to avoid doing so.

Trolling is intimidating, but no troll will receive a response from me. We need to speak up plainly and to continue to do so. I am a..
campaigner who runs a platform based on advocacy for NHS staff and patients. I say uncomfortable things because they are necessary. I am not interested in winning a popularity contest; I’m here to speak up. I’ll continue to do so without descending into mockery and mud-slinging👍

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