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2009 NHS cost cutting report published

3rd June 2010

A confidential report that recommended cutting 137,000 NHS jobs has finally been published by the Department of Health.

The previously unreleased report, produced in March 2009 under Labour by consultants McKinsey, said 137,000 jobs could be cut and services of little value should be dropped to make savings. However, new health secretary Andrew Lansley has distanced himself from the document – setting out McKinsey's vision of how the NHS in England could save £13-20bn over the next five years - and promised that staff could be 'redeployed' to improve productivity rather than made redundant.

 

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Anonymous

Saturday 5th June 2010 @ 21:09

in this rush to publish the salaries of public servants it would be good to know what McKinsey has been earning over the last few years


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