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NHS 'has fewer doctors' than other countries

The state of the NHS in England has been a major talking point during the campaign - health in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland is run by devolved administrations with their own elections next year.

A new study suggests that the NHS has fewer doctors, nurses and hospital beds than health services in many other wealthy nations and a key part of the debate has been how to ease the increasing strain on GP practices.

The BBC's Health editor, Hugh Pym, reports.

  • 05 May 2015
  • From the section Health
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