Cameron makes Health pledge

David Cameron declared he wanted to build on the "real successes in the NHS" in Oxford today with the announcement of £140 million in funding to ease the burden of red tape on nurses and midwives, enabling them to spend more time with patients.

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Prime Minister meets patients & hospital staff in Oxford

Prime Minister David Cameron chats to nurses during a visit to the John Radcliffe Childrens Hospital in Oxford Credit: Paul Vicente/PA Wire
Prime Minister David Cameron laughs with 15 year-old patient Shingai during a visit to the John Radcliffe Children's Hospital in Oxford Credit: Paul Vicente/PA Wire
Prime Minister David Cameron talks to 15 year-old patient Libertie during a visit to the John Radcliffe Children's Hospital in Oxford Credit: Paul Vicente/PA Wire

Oxford visit to promote funding move

At the start of what could be a tricky week, the MP for Witney used a visit to John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford to focus on an issue which has been central to the changes which he has made to the party since becoming leader.

"What we're announcing is £100 million extra into the NHS specifically to help our brilliant nurses with new technology so they can spend even more time at the bedside with their patients.

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