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England 'being caught up on NHS performance'

11 April 2014 Last updated at 07:14 BST

The NHS in England is continuing to perform marginally better than other UK countries, but the gap is narrowing, according to a new report.

The Nuffield Trust and the Health Foundation say life expectancy and death rates have all improved, but concern remains about budget cuts and waiting times for some operations in Wales.

Dominic Hughes reports.

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