Labour has slammed the Government for failing to mention the NHS once in its 72-page Autumn Statement – despite warnings of a looming funding crisis.
A number of Labour MPs raised the point the printed budgetary documents did not mention the health service, social care, public health or mental health.
The NHS is facing a major funding shortfall with nearly half of hospital authorities are cutting bed numbers and a third of A&Es are set to close to cope with rising hospital deficits.
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24th Nov 2016