Andrew Lansley warns of 'difficult' NHS years
A former health secretary says an "incredibly difficult" two years await the NHS and social care in England.
Lord Lansley, health secretary from 2010-12, said he was "disappointed" that more funding was not announced in the Autumn Statement.
Tory council leader Izzi Seccombe said funding was needed now and councils had been "cut to the bone".
But Prime Minister Theresa May said ministers were already working to ease the situation.
Funding cuts to council-run social care in England have been blamed for a big increase in patients stuck in hospital beds because... read more