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Consultation begins on £200m cuts to public health budget

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'... as long as they meet their statutory duties.' The nub of this, is there - 'meeting statutory duties' tends to be much disputed, when money is tight. I am, I suspect, on the other side from Carol Ellison on the 'assisted dying' debate: the 'giveaway' is that she uses the term euthanasia whereas I always use the term assisted suicide. But I think she could well be right, to suggest that the impact of cost savings will tend to fall on the elderly. I tend to agree with the 'thrust' of Shandy's comments. Did someone once sing 'It can only get better' ? - if so, I'm not sure he/she was right !

Posted date

1 August, 2015

Posted time

2:08 pm

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