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Infrastructure report: Rebuilding the health service

The NHS requires a long-term infrastructure investment plan (this piece is published in Prospect’s new policy supplement)

By Anita Charlesworth  

The NHS infrastructure plan needs to go beyond hospitals. Photo: Richard Gray/EMPICS Entertainment

Play a word association game with the term “infrastructure” and it’s a fair bet that the NHS will not be the first thing that springs to mind. The remit of the National Infrastructure Commission, which advises the government, covers transport, energy, water and sewerage, flood defences, digital and communications and waste. Indeed, infrastructure investments in the March Budget included boosts for roads and flood defences.

The Budget was a clear signal of intent. Quite rightly, a…

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