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How UK nursing agencies making billions are bleeding the NHS dry: The extraordinary boom in agencies supplying doctors and nurses to the NHS amid a rapidly deepening deficit in the health service is revealed today.

An investigation by The Telegraph shows how total revenue at 10 of Britain’s biggest medical recruiters rose by almost 40 per cent over three years, with the companies posting overall takings of £7.7 billion since 2009.

The businessmen running the agencies are earning up to £950,000 a year and living expensive lifestyles in properties worth millions of pounds, prompting warnings last night that the NHS needed “to get a grip”.
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