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Health select committee chairman Stephen Dorrell:

Preparations to relieve the pressure on Accident and Emergency units in English hospitals are not good enough, a group of MPs has warned. The Health Select Committee has claimed it was given “confusing” and “contradictory” information about what is being done to prepare NHS hospitals for the cold season, a time that sees higher A & E attendances.

The UK’s most senior civil servant has rejected a demand by Labour leader Ed Miliband for an official inquiry…

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