Health Headlines: Postcode lottery, self-test kits and Lansley on the offensive

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Postcode lottery – Daily Telegraph
Radical reforms to the NHS could worsen the 'postcode lottery' of care as well as introducing competition based on price rather than quality, managers have warned.
NHS reforms could worsen postcode lottery, managers warn

GP survey: 75% of GPs want limit on private care

Self-test kits - BBC
Self-test health kits could do more harm than good, consumer group Which? has warned.
Concern at self-test health kits

Lansley on the offensive – Daily Telegraph
Andrew Lansley, the Health Secretary, has written to Ed Miliband to accuse Labour of plotting NHS cuts if the party had still been in government.
Labour accused of plotting NHS spending cuts

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