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Wednesday, 30 May, 2001, 11:56 GMT 12:56 UK
Webcast: Hastings

ISSUE: HEALTH

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The National Health Service was once the pride of Britain, but after years of under-investment, is it in need of intensive care?

Lack of beds, lack of staff, lack of resources - that has been the constant mantra for years.

Just how bad is the staffing shortfall? Are standards finally improving? How can we prevent a repeat of the scandals that have recently rocked the medical profession?

On 30 May we were at the BUPA Hospital Hastings, to discuss these and other issues affecting the health service in the UK.

Among the panel of guests were homeopathic physician Dr Andrew Lockie, Mike Stone from the Patients' Association, Jan Humber from the Royal College of Nursing and medical student Matthieu Crews.


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