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UK introduces “NHS Oscars”

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7184.621a (Published 06 March 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:621
  1. Mark Pownall
  1. London

    Dozens of “beacon” awards for high quality or improved services are to be made to NHS trusts and GP practices, health minister John Denham announced last week.

    Mr Denham launched the £10m ($16m) initiative at a meeting of the National Association of Primary Care in London. He also announced details of one national and eight regional Nye Bevan awards, named after the politician who established the …

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