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Andrew Gwynne MP, Labour’s Shadow Health Minister, responding to further warnings of an A&E crisis, said:
 
“Today’s warning from the NHS Confederation is the latest proof that the NHS is not safe in David Cameron’s hands.
 
“There is a growing crisis in A&E departments across the country on David Cameron’s watch.  It’s no good him blaming everyone else – under him thousands of nursing posts have been lost, walk-in centres have closed, the new 111 service has collapsed and they have cut social care to the bone.
 
“David Cameron should stop casting around for scapegoats, get a grip of his crisis and listen to his own experts who are warning about the unfolding chaos his policies are causing in A&E."

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