Hunt”s 6,000 deaths “were unverified”


Junior doctors" row: Hunt"s 6,000 deaths claim "was unverified"

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt used unverified and unpublished study data to back his plans for a seven-day NHS in England, the BBC understands.

Last July, in the pay row with junior doctors, Mr Hunt said there were about 6,000 deaths a year because of the lack of "a proper seven-day service".

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