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Leaving EU would worsen NHS finances, warns former Tory health secretary

BMJ 2016; 353 doi: (Published 16 June 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i3383
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. The BMJ

The United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union would threaten NHS funding, the chairman of the NHS Confederation and former Conservative health secretary, Stephen Dorrell, has warned.

In his opening speech to delegates at the confederation’s annual conference in Manchester this week, Dorrell warned that the economic consequences of so called “Brexit” could destabilise public finances and make it harder to provide sustainable …

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