Annual Policy Review - 2015

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THE UNEXPECTED

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LEGACY

• Drastic changes to the Cancer Drugs Fund operating procedures

• An increasing emphasis on dementia and Alzheimer’s

• Barker report calling for ‘well-off retired’ to shoulder responsibility for bridging the £5bn gap in social care funding

• Uncertainty and controversy around the funding of cancer drugs

• Cancer and A&E waiting time scandals

• Further NHS upheaval

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