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Ministers must admit that the health service can’t cope | Denis Campbell

NHS bosses know the health service cannot meet demand and that patients are suffering, but won’t admit it Is the NHS constitution still worth the paper it’s written on? It’s the nearest thing the health service has to tablets of stone. Its 15 pages enshrine the principles and values that should guide the conduct of the NHS in England. They say “the patient will be at the heart of everything the NHS does” and that, as a tax-funded service, decision-making should be transparent.
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