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New government must heed healthcare warnings, say nursing leaders

Healthcare organisations stress the need to scrap the pay cap and increase funding for health and social care as the Conservatives seek to form a minority government.
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Healthcare organisations stress the need to scrap the pay cap and increase funding for health and social care as the Conservatives seek to form a minority government

The NHS is at risk of further decay unless the new government immediately heeds warnings by healthcare staff, say nursing leaders.

RCN general secretary Janet Davies leads the call for action on the NHS, after last week’s general election result left the Conservatives seeking to form a minority government with expected support from Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party (DUP).

Ms Davies warns that the health service is at risk of plunging into further disrepair if the calls by healthcare staff are ignored amid Brexit negotiations.

As the dust settles following the election result, many ministers, including health

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