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NHS 40th anniversary funding crisis

Title
NHS 40th anniversary funding crisis
Genre
News report; Interview; Vox pop; Speech
TX Date
18 Jan 1988
Year of production
1988
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Duration
00:08:30
Description
Margaret Shiels reports on the NHS as its 40th birthday approaches and on possible Conservative Government policy in the light of longer waiting lists and a loss of hospital beds despite alleged increases in funding. Also looks at role of Health Secretary, John Moore. Interviews with Toby Harris, Director of Association of Community Health Councils; Robin Cook, shadow health spokesman; Peter Hildrew, journalist; Ian Todd, Royal College of Surgeons; Eamonn Butler, Adam Smith Institute; parliamentary speech by Margaret Thatcher; vox pop with NHS staff.
Contributors
Margaret Thatcher; Robin Cook; Toby Harris; Eamonn Butler; Ian Todd; Margaret Shiels; Peter Hildrew
Keywords
Government; Health services; Conservative Party; NHS; Finance; Health policy; John Moore

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