Causes for NHS deficits are numerous, have arisen over a number of years and cannot be attributed to one isolated factor, according to the government.

The claims came in a response to an earlier Commons health select committee report on deficits in the NHS.

Read the report here

Causes for NHS deficits are numerous, have arisen over a number of years and cannot be attributed to one isolated factor, according to the government.

The claims came in a response to an earlier Commons health select committee report on deficits in the NHS.

Read the report here