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NHS cancer guide for GPs and patients could save 5,000 lives a year, says Nice

Guidance on symptoms and tests drawn up by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence for doctors and patients could transform cancer care in UK Thousand of lives will be saved every year if GPs and patients act on new NHS guidance, which de…
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Cameron refuses to rule out cutting disability benefits affecting those in work – Politics live

Rolling coverage of all the day’s political developments as they happen, including David Cameron’s speech on his ‘one nation’ mission

2.43pm BST

You may have thought you had heard the last of Call Clegg. But it’s back, this Thursday – well, sort of, for a one off. Nick Ferrari is interviewing Nick Clegg on LBC at 9am for half an hour. It’s not a phone-in, so it is not strictly Call Clegg, but it will sound similar. LBC says this will be Clegg’s first major broadcast interview since the election.

2.13pm BST

Whatever the pressures, we will stand by my promises to protect the most vulnerable – including the most disabled who cannot work because that’s the sign of the compassionate country I believe in.

We are actually spending more per year on disability benefits than in the past. I think that is important, helping the most disabled people.

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