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Leading nurses and doctors have reported that current NHS conditions are the “worst they have ever experienced”, and have warned the British prime minister that lives are at risk. But the last 20 years of news headlines suggest that long waits, job losses and problems with bed-blocking are a systemic problem that won’t go away.

Read the full article on The Conversation website, written by Carl Heneghan, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences.

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