Rationing health care

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7056.557 (Published 31 August 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:557

Politicians do not want to duck the issues

  1. Marion Roe
  1. Chairman House of Commons Select Committee on Health, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

    EDITOR,—Richard Smith's view that British political leaders will not accept the challenge of leading the debate on health care rationing is, I suspect, widely held.1 However, like many widely held views, it is not wholly accurate. The rationing of health services was the focus of the most wide ranging inquiry by the House of Commons Select Committee on …

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