The Health Secretary’s comments to the Tory conference follow the Government’s decision to raise taxes to spend up to £12billion on tackling the backlog in surgery and other treatment.
He also insisted patients must have the right to see their GP in person if they want. His remarks in Manchester come after criticism of the switch to online or telephone consultations at many surgeries and health centres.
Mr Javid said: “The NHS may have the best principle behind it, staffed by some of the best people our country has to offer, but that doesn’t mean that, as an organisation, it is the best at everything.
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