Members of the Royal College of Nursing on strike in London in December. Photo: dpa
Members of the Royal College of Nursing on strike in London in December. Photo: dpa
Britain

UK opposition’s Starmer vows to double new doctors; ‘idea NHS still the envy of the world is plainly wrong’

  • Opposition leader said ‘if we don’t get real about reform, health service will die’, and said years of poor planning meant situation for patients is ‘intolerable, dangerous’
  • His comments, ahead of more planned nurses’ strikes over pay, are a challenge to Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, who has said cutting NHS waiting lists is a priority

Members of the Royal College of Nursing on strike in London in December. Photo: dpa
Members of the Royal College of Nursing on strike in London in December. Photo: dpa
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