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NHS 'U-turn' over drug trial money

Letters sent to hospital chiefs and cancer research leaders by NHS England suggesting funding for care of patients taking part in drug trials might be cut were "incorrect", it has said.

The letter sent to health bosses in London blamed the "financial climate".

NHS England has now over-ruled the letter, which was obtained by Labour and seen by the BBC. It says it will be writing to area teams to clarify.

Hugh Pym reports.

  • 29 Nov 2014
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