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Despite this week's 'no-risk Budget', our health service faces greater threat of cuts

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Budget cartoon

Budget cartoon

Budget cartoon

Government spin doctors must be thrilled with themselves as they listen to the chorus of Budget 2016 being declared as 'a Budget for everyone'. Even the usually cynical and numerate economic analysts heralded it as 'a no-risk Budget'.

But closer scrutiny of the health budget clearly shows this is not a Budget for everyone and there are huge risks for many citizens due to the choices made.


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