NHS England chief hits back at Theresa May on health service funding

The NHS England chief executive, Simon Stevens, has taken on Theresa May over the funding of the health service and wielded a copy the Daily Mail in front of MPs as he tried to show that it was short of doctors and equipment.
Stevens told the public accounts committee that investment in the health service in the UK is trailing behind the rest of the EU, contradicting the prime minister, who had earlier said talk of a winter crisis in the NHS was “irresponsible and overblown”.
To highlight the difficulties, Stevens held up a Daily Mail article at the hearing to illustrate the point that the... read more

11 January 2017 in Health, Views: 45
Source: Guardian

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