Letters

Public discussion of rationing decisions is essential

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7024.184 (Published 20 January 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:184
  1. Chris Ham
  1. Director University of Birmingham, Health Services Management Centre, Birmingham B15 2RT

    EDITOR,—David J Hunter offers an eloquent defence of “muddling through elegantly” in the cause of health care rationing or priority setting.1 Yet in counselling against a national debate on priority setting he confuses different aspects of …

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