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BMA: Theresa May lacks understanding about seriousness of NHS crisis

System on ‘brink of collapse’ but no new funding in autumn statement, despite leave campaigners’ ‘£350m a week’ claim Theresa May is failing to understand the seriousness of the situation facing the NHS as winter approaches, the British Medical Association has said after it emerged the NHS would be promised no additional funding in the autumn statement. May dashed any hopes of a cash boost in next month’s economic announcement when she met Simon Stevens, the chief executive of NHS England, senior NHS sources have told the Guardian.
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