Published on 21 Nov 2017 Sections ,

Doctors lobby for rise in NHS funding

Health and Social Care Correspondent

Doctors leaders’ have warned the government that as winter approaches, the NHS is facing unprecedented pressures. The Royal College of GPs has written to the Chancellor Philip Hammond ahead of tomorrow’s budget, adding to the growing clamour within the NHS for a significant increase in funding.  Earlier this month, NHS England’s Chief Executive Simon Stevens effectively put his own job on the line by supporting calls for for £4 billion extra next year.

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