NHS not fit for the 21st century, says chief inspector of hospitals

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Half of beds now taken up by people who do not need to be there, professor says, claiming chance to modernise was missed

The NHS is stuck in the past and not fit for the 21st century, according to the new chief inspector of English hospitals.

Prof Ted Baker said that the NHS missed its opportunity to modernise and invest in community services under the last Labour government.

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