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NHS “good news unit” to be wound up

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7083.769a (Published 15 March 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:769
  1. Judy Jones
  1. London

    The NHS intelligence unit that helps ministers put a positive gloss on politically damaging “horror stories” is set to be wound up as part of an efficiency drive.

    The Corporate Affairs Intelligence Unit of the NHS Executive, otherwise known as the “good news unit,” was set up in 1993. In four years the unit has given ministers early warning of a range of …

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