Future of the NHS will be one of changeBMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7077.370 (Published 01 February 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:370
- Kate Mackay, Consultant in public health medicinea
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Editor–Does Chris Ham really believe that we are in for “a period of organisational stability” in the health service?1 His editorial on “a service with ambitions#x201D;2 ignores the previous white paper, Choice and Opportunity: Primary Care: the Future, which had as its central proposal the deregulation of general practice and, indeed, all health care.3 We are in for one of the most intensive periods of change within the health service that we have ever experienced.
It would be nice to think that …