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Health Secretary welcomes 'positive' NHS report

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has welcomed a "positive report" which says drastic changes are needed if the NHS in England is to avoid a £30bn annual shortfall by 2020.

The five-year-plan from six national bodies says that even with changes, such as GP practices offering hospital services, there would still be a gap of £8bn a year.

However, Mr Hunt told BBC Breakfast that this extra funding would by covered by government efficiencies elsewhere.

  • 23 Oct 2014
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