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NHS breaking point - NHS funding

Politicians must commit to a long-term funding solution for the NHS

The BMA calls on all political parties to:

The NHS is struggling to cope with unprecedented rising patient demand against a backdrop of crippling financial restraint.

Cuts to acute beds and the chronic underfunding of health and social care has resulted in patients facing unacceptably long delays for treatment, compromising the safety and quality of care which patients receive.

With bed occupancy at record highs, social care on the brink of collapse, and patients unable to reliably access general practice, the NHS is at breaking point.

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