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Politicians must commit resources and not just words to NHS, says BMA chairman

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g7870 (Published 31 December 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g7870
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. 1The BMJ

Pledges of support and election manifesto promises from politicians must be backed up by meaningful action to safeguard the NHS in 2015, the chairman of the BMA has warned. In his New Year’s message to members, Mark Porter said that doctors and patients should expect to hear all politicians pledge their support for the NHS in the run up to the general election in May but added …

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