NHS Chief Simon Stevens Destroys Theresa May's Claim That Health Service Has Enough Money

Huffington Post UKPolitics Jan 11, 2017

NHS Chief Simon Stevens Destroys Theresa May's Claim That Health Service Has Enough Money

NHS chief Simon Stevens has savaged Theresa May’s claims that the health service has got “more” money than it wanted. In a defiant evidence session to MPs, Stevens flatly contradicted the Prime Minister’s recent remarks about the funding of hospitals and GPs. Just hours after reports that Downing Street aides had briefed against him, the NHS Chief Executive made clear that he would not be silenced over cash pressures for health and social care for the elderly. And in a series of barbs, he: - said the Government shouldn’t “pretend” there was no funding black hole - rammed home that health spending was set to drop per person within two years - declared he had been “running a little campaign” against social care cuts - pointed out that hos Read full coverage

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