We’re looking ahead to winter and an election year, in which the NHS faces ongoing strikes, stalling progress on waiting lists and challenging finances. 

We also cover the damage done by ‘short-termism’ and why the turnover of trust CEOs is getting worse. 

A note to listeners: this episode was recorded before we published our story on how the effort to bring down the seven million elective waiting list is being curtailed by the Treasury’s refusal to fund most of a £1bn deficit driven by strikes. 

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