NHS bosses are secretly planning to slash prescriptions NHS bosses are secretly planning to extend waiting times, slash prescriptions and heavily ration hip and knee operations, doctors’ leaders warn.
They have launched a major cost-cutting drive across 13 regions in England which all massively blew their budgets last year.
Managers in these areas which include Bristol, Northumberland, Cambridgeshire and North and Central London have been ordered to make collective savings of £500 million over the next 12 months.
But they have not published any details of how they will meet this target or set out exactly which treatments and services will be cut. The Daily Mail