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When is the British public – let alone the Government – going to wake up to the underfunding that is fuelling our national health and care crisis? We do not need the British Red Cross to pass judgement on the NHS; just walk into any A & E Department right now, and you will witness our cherished national institution creaking at the seams.
Government ministers may claim that billions of pounds of extra cash have been made available; they will point out that every winter sees an ‘unprecedented’ surge in demand for all forms of healthcare. What they will not admit is that allocating numbers – whether it is for funding, efficiency cuts, doctors and nurses, hospital beds, hours before being treated or MRI/CAT scanners – is a waste of time. You cannot put a figure to measure the quality of care needed to sustain a health service that needs to…
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