Heather Jameson 21 September 2016

Burnham calls for care services to be handed to NHS

Burnham calls for care services to be handed to NHS image

The ‘only answer’ to the problems facing adult social care is to bring care services into the NHS, Greater Manchester’s mayoral hopeful Andy Burnham has argued.

Speaking at a conference sponsored by Capacity Grid and supported by The MJ, the former health secretary said: ‘If you let social care collapse, it, in the end, will drag the health service down with it.

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