Former Health Secretary Andrew Lansley gave his full support to under-fire NHS boss Sir David Nicholson as he arrived at Downing Street this morning.
He said: "I'm very clear that David Nicholson is somebody whose knowledge and commitment to the NHS is absolutely essential."
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