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Managers 'braced for greatest ever NHS challenge'

The NHS is facing its "greatest ever challenge" in maintaining quality services during the funding squeeze, managers say.

Nigel Edwards, acting head of the NHS Confederation, warned there was "no silver bullet".

He said moving care away from hospitals and improving the management of long-term conditions such as diabetes would be essential.

But he also acknowledged cuts would be made - and managers hit as a result. More …