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Jeremy Hunt can’t fix the NHS. No one now believes a word he says | Polly Toynbee

Even good ideas are polluted with mistrust – across all parties and in communities – fearing that they conceal deeper cuts Expect trouble. On Tuesday, health secretary Jeremy Hunt and NHS England head Simon Stevens appear before the Commons health committee. Sarah Wollaston, GP and chair, has already said she wants no one quoting the mythical “£10bn extra” the government pretends the NHS has received, yet Hunt brazenly used it again on the Today programme.
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