We also discuss why Tim Ferris was the right man for the national transformation job, but arrived at the wrong time.

Also this week: what’s next for the Agenda for Change pay deal and concerns raised about the poor care experienced by eating disorder patients in acute hospitals.

With Annabelle Collins, Lawrence Dunhill, Alastair McLellan and Emily Townsend. 

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