'Which of the children do we shoot first?' - the budget leaves the NHS with harsh choices

Alastair McLellan

The government has a very clear ambition for the £1.6bn additional funding allocated to the NHS for 2018-19. £1bn is to be used to arrest the decline in elective waiting times and to begin to reduce the waiting list; £600m will be employed to make sure the NHS meets the ...

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