NHS on ‘unsustainable financial trajectory’, says Sajid Javid

By Sarah Neville

The NHS is on “an unsustainable financial trajectory” and without reforms funding for areas such as education and infrastructure will continue to be squeezed to pay for it, the health secretary said on Tuesday. Sajid Javid used a speech at the Royal College of Physicians in London to emphasise his credentials as a “small-state Conservative” and said a greater focus on disease prevention, personally-tailored budgets and digital technology would help to ensure healthcare remained affordable.

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