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Artist or CreatorPeter Schrank
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Published byThe Independent on Sunday
Date06 Mar 2005
Embedded text or transcriptNHS
Danger! Spinning out of control
Person DepictedBlair; Anthony Charles Lynton (Tony) (1953-)
Howard; Michael (1941-)
NotesNews: "Tony Blair will seek to regain the initiative on health policy this week when he unveils plans to fine hospitals that fail to treat patients on time. After a week dominated by the so-called Battle of Margaret Dixon's Shoulder, Mr Blair will unveil the new initiative on Tuesday. The centrepiece of the party's "mini-manifesto" is a proposal to guarantee patients waiting for overdue treatment alternative provision. In a further introduction of market reforms to the NHS treatment will be paid for by the hospital at fault for the delay. Labour's stategists contend that Michael Howard's decision to raise the case of Mrs Dixon, a 69-year-old pensioner whose life-saving operation was repeatedly cancelled, has backfired. ... " Independent on Sunday
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