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sticking plaster

a thin cloth with an adhesive substance on one side, used for covering slight or superficial wounds
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It seems the Labour Health Minister is content with throwing PS5m on a nationwide level at the problem - truly a sticking plaster over a gaping hole in our NHS.
Today's agreement is a sticking plaster and kicks the can down the road.
Vale of Glamorgan resident and leader of the Welsh Conservatives Andrew RT Davies said: "The money is welcome, but little more than a sticking plaster.
Professor Sir Bruce Keogh's proposals are a sticKing plaster over a gaping wound and expecting call centres, pharmacists and paramedics to taKe up the slacK is not good enough.
I felt sympathy for the residents who were looking for answers to their plight, but the councillors were just going through the motions as in truth the best they can offer is a sticking plaster to fix a gaping wound.
In the meantime, we're talking about pieces of sticking plaster to buy time for economic reform to bite.
GOVERNMENT plans to bring in 80 extra staff to tackle unacceptable delays at Heathrow Airport are like "putting a sticking plaster on a serious injury", a union warned .
He said: "Why should you put a sticking plaster on something?
To create the inch-long patch - which is as thin as a human hair and resembles a black sticking plaster - the U.
7 million through a funding round to launch its lead product, the Ambulight PDT, a light-emitting sticking plaster for the treatment of skin cancer.
This is like slowly peeling a sticking plaster off, little by little, only to superglue it right back into the wound, or taking a splinter out of your finger and sticking it in your eye.
This isn't about a fewthousand jobs and a Government producing the sticking plaster of a rapid response training programme, this is about people's lives, mortgages, pensions and futures.

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