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Insight, analysis and expert debate as key policy makers are challenged on the latest news stories. From BBC Radio 4's Today programme


'Data doesn't support' weekend NHS fears

May 9th, 2016

Episode 954 of 1273 episodes

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said that patients admitted on a Sunday have a higher chance of dying than if admitted on a Wednesday when he explained why he wanted to change the contracts of junior doctors. Peter Rothwell, professor of neurology at Oxford University disputed the claim. (Image: Hospital. Credit: Getty Images)