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NHS 'must reform' in England to meet future challenges

The NHS in England must show more courage by facing up to the need to close hospital services, say managers, doctors and patients.

A report by the NHS Confederation, Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and National Voices makes the case for investing in community services to help people manage their health.

It said this meant investing less in hospitals to allow the NHS to thrive.

Dominic Hughes reports.

  • 05 Jun 2013
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