الأحد، 8 يناير، 2017
NHS not in "humanitarian crisis", says Theresa May
Image copyright PA Image caption The PM said the government was looking for a “long-term solution” to the issues in the NHS Theresa May has rejected claims from the Red Cross"s that there is a “humanitarian crisis” in the NHS.
The prime minister acknowledged there were “huge pressures” on the health service and said No 10 had provided the funding requested.
Mrs May told Sky News" Sophy Ridge on Sunday programme that funding was “now at record levels for the NHS”.
Labour has called on the PM to appear at the Commons on Monday to discuss the “crisis” in social care and hospitals.
"Ducked by government"Mrs May said the health service was facing problems with an ageing population and that was why it was important a plan was put in place.
She told Sky News: “We have taken some immediate steps in relation to that issue but we are also looking to ensure best practice in the NHS and looking for a long-term solution.”
She said it was a problem that had been “ducked by gover..