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Deputy prime minister and care services minister attend first NHS listening event for patients

Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg and care services minister Paul Burstow heard views from patients at the first listening event on NHS modernisation exclusively for patients.

Following a tour of the stroke and outpatients wards at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, the ministers met over 30 patients from the local area to hear their views and discuss modernisation plans. They were joined by Professor Steve Field who is chair of the NHS Future Forum which will drive engagement in the ongoing listening exercise. Health secretary Andrew Lansley also met staff and patients at a listening event at a GP consortium. More …….