1. The NHS needs about 4% extra a year above inflation cope with rising health needs

2. It has received average rises on 3.7% over the last 50 years.

3. Between 2010 and 2050 spending rose by 0. 9% a year in real terms. The lowest prices of any parliament since 1951

4. The same level of known prices are planned over the next five years, I wished I could be a gap of £22 billion between costs and funding.

5. The government wants the NHS to bridge the gap I make a huge efficiency savings, which many believe Will be very difficult the public accounts committee call it “unachievable”

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