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Thirty NHS trusts to merge

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7111.763f (Published 27 September 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:763
  1. John Warden
  1. London

    The rundown of the NHS internal market in England will gather pace next year, with an accelerated programme of mergers between health care trusts.

    So far it is proposed that 30 trusts should merge in April 1998, compared with only a handful in the past two years. A further reduction of the 420 NHS trusts created by the Conservatives is planned. Fewer …

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