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By Peter Wozniak The savings being asked of the NHS and social care are “unprecedented” and will stretch service provision “to the limit”, according to MPs. The health select committee today released its report on public expenditure on both the NHS and local authority provision of social care services – and challenged the government’s optimism… Read more »

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