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Thérèse Coffey announces NHS plans for winter

Guardian, 22 Sep 2022
Health secretary, Thérèse Coffey, announced her proposals for the health service in parliament on Thursday as part of her plans to tackle the growing crisis before the added winter pressure.
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Ministers are setting up a £500m emergency fund to get thousands of medically fit patients out of hospital as soon as possible in an attempt to prevent the NHS becoming overwhelmed in the coming months. Coffey also announced measures to reduce patient waiting times, and free up more GP appointments by giving pharmacies more power over prescriptions.

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