Sacking staff is not the way to save money in the NHS

Publication:  The Independent
Reference:  18 October 2010

Later this week, the Chancellor will announce a small real-terms increase in the health budget. Compared with widespread cuts in other Whitehall budgets, this will seem generous. Yet the NHS will still face the biggest financial challenge in its history.

Slashing budgets and sacking staff should not be the answer to the financial challenges facing the NHS. Instead, the aim should be to generate savings to reinvest in more and higher-quality care for patients.

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