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New CCG funding formula 'will exacerbate north-south divide'


Basing funding on age will only benefit the more affluent and healthier elderly in the South. Many of the 50-70 years olds where I work in urban West Yorkshire will have health needs far in excess of the 70+ in the leafy Home Counties. Funding should be higher in the North. Similar to council tax funding where Tory councils in the South have their budgets protected but those 'overspending' northern labour councils have theirs slashed. Hence contributing further to social problems and poorer health. Round and round we go.

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18 Oct 2013

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