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How do the political promises for health and social care stack up?

Ahead of a possible general election, what have the parties pledged and where do they fall short?

By Jennifer Dixon  

Photo: Peter Summers/PA Wire/PA Images

The government is about to announce its legislative agenda. The political uncertainty is immense and no one knows if anything in the Queen’s speech will be implemented. But giventhe NHS comes a constant second to Brexit in the list of public concerns, what might be the priorities for health and social care for this government? Or a new one following a general election?

Some clues come from the recent party…

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