Jersey States approve healthcare reform plans

Jersey politicians have broadly backed proposals for the reform of the island's healthcare system.

All but one of the States members voted for the policy, although individual proposals and how they will be funded will need to agreed by the States.

The changes would include more care in the community and increased funding for services like doctors' surgeries, and dental and opticians' services.

It also involves the building of a new hospital costing more than £430m.

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