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BMJ 2016; 352 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i127 (Published 13 January 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:i127
  1. Gareth Iacobucci, news reporter
  1. 1The BMJ

Last week three former UK health ministers called for a cross party commission to be established to review the future NHS and social care funding in England.1 The BMJ talked to the plan’s instigator, the Liberal Democrat former health minister

“There is a significant shortfall both in terms of the NHS and social care. Clearly the funding situation and the pressures are continuing to evolve. I think everyone can see what the projections are like and what the potential consequences are in the aftermath of the government’s spending review. I don’t think what is planned is …

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