George Osborne meets medical staff
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George Osborne confirms extra £2bn for NHS

George Osborne has told the BBC he will put an extra £2bn into frontline health services across the UK.

The chancellor said it was not a "one-off" but what he called a "down-payment on a long-term NHS plan".

Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls said Labour would commit an extra £2.5bn above Mr Osborne's plan.

Health Editor Hugh Pym reports.

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