Sir Vince Cable: Why we need a clear and honest tax to fund the NHS

THE acute pressure on the NHS this winter is clearly in evidence here in Yorkshire. Hospitals in Wakefield and Leeds have seen sharp rises in the number of people waiting four hours or more to be admitted to a ward, having attended A&E. And, nationally, A&E waiting time figures were the worst this January since targets were introduced.
The Government appears to be in denial, claiming that the NHS is “better prepared than ever before” despite all evidence to the contrary. Such assertions are of little comfort to patients left for hours on hospital trolleys, or the doctors and nurses... read more

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