Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Joined up health and care services will protect the NHS for the future

Liberal Democrat Health Minister Norman Lamb has today responded to Andy Burnham's plans for a full integration of health and social care services.

This government’s £3.8bn merger of health and social care services is the integration Labour talked about but never delivered in their 13 years in power.

Speaking at Labour's conference, Andy Burnham also announced plans for new rights for carers including ring-fencing funds for carers to take a respite break.

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