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Alastair Mclellan: Simon Stevens will not resign – yet

Simon Stevens will not resign – yet

It is likely that Number 10 did not choose to go to war with NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens over NHS funding. But they have had numerous warnings to avoid their “NHS has had more money than it asked for” line and have also continued to privately badmouth Mr Stevens in the vicinity of political journalists, so should not be surprised by the turn of events.

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