Health service's £4bn shortfall

NHS bosses in London have warned the future health of patients is being put at risk because of a multi-billion pound budget shortfall. Figures show that by 2020 hospitals in the capital will be left with a funding gap of £4 billion.

Leaders have called for urgent and radical reforms to combat key issues affecting the capital, including an ageing population and high rates of childhood obesity. Ria Chatterjee reports.


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