Prof Marcus Longley
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Assembly election 2016: 'Come out of bunker' on NHS future

An economist has called for politicians to "come out of their bunker" to discuss difficult decisions on health in the run-up to the assembly election.

Prof Marcus Longley, director of the Welsh Institute of Health and Social Care, said there needed to be a meaningful discussion with the public about difficult decisions as demands increased.

"The government can't avoid those decisions in the long term," he told BBC Wales health correspondent Owain Clarke.

  • 04 Apr 2016
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