Sunak ‘confident’ NHS has the funding to cope as government urged to act over crisis

PM accused of ‘an insult to all those suffering in hospital corridors or in the back of ambulances’

Kate Devlin
Politics and Whitehall Editor
Tuesday 03 January 2023 12:44 GMT
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Rishi Sunak is "confident" the NHS has the funding it needs despite accusations from senior doctors his government is in denial about the scale of the crisis in the health service.

No 10 admitted that services were suffering an “unprecedented challenge” this winter and that some patients were finding it "very difficult" to access care.

But Downing Street said the government had been upfront with the public that this would be an extremely challenging few months for the NHS.

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