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Monday 16 July 2018
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The gift that must keep on giving

Monday 2nd July 2018

The £20bn funding increase ahead of the NHS’s 70th birthday is a welcome surprise. But how it is spent will be crucial to the service’s survival over the next 70 years, says Angela Sharda
 
The NHS is one of Britain’s most prized possessions and this year it is 70 years old. On 18 June Prime Minister Theresa May announced that the NHS budget will increase by £20.5bn in real terms by 2023/24. More money in the pot is clearly...

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