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NHS slashes thousands of jobs – despite pledge to protect it from cuts

The Independent, 18 October 2010
Publié le : 18 octobre 2010
 Oliver Wright 

"The NHS has shed nearly 15,000 jobs over the past nine months despite the Coalition Government's pledge that health would be protected from its programme of huge public-sector spending cuts.

"Dozens of hospitals have shut wards or removed beds - or are planning to do so - while others have announced plans to save millions by scaling back on the services they offer.

"Aid agencies are also preparing for a major shortfall in expected government aid over the next two years, even though Britain's aid budget was the only other area that David Cameron promised to exempt from cuts."

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