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Labour promises end of internal market

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7042.1318b (Published 25 May 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:1318

An incoming Labour government will abolish the internal market in the NHS and replace general practice fundholding with commissioning, the shadow health secretary said last week. Speaking to the BMA's General Medical Services Committee, which represents Britain's 35 000 general practitioners, Ms Harriet Harman said that she had warned that the internal market would create a …

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