Ed Miliband slams government's NHS reform 'shambles'

Labour leader Ed Miliband has criticised the government's plans for NHS reform for being "expensive, bureaucratic" and "not properly thought through".

Speaking on a visit to Brocklebank Health Centre in Wandsworth, Mr Miliband said NHS staff had described the proposals as "a shambles", and he warned that the government's plans would "take away rights for patients".

In a speech earlier, Prime Minister David Cameron said the NHS is facing "enormous financial pressures" and must change if it is to avoid a crisis.

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