Permanent revolution in primary careBMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7186.0 (Published 20 March 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:0
Images can sometimes be more helpful than words. I have two images for readers struggling with the complexities of this issue, much of which deals with the transformation of British primary care. Firstly, there is (as depicted on the cover of the paper BMJ) Gulliver dragging away the warships of the Blefuscudians to prevent the invasion of Lilliput. This is the primary care led NHS, conceived of by the last government and promoted by this. Primary care will drag the soul of the NHS away from expensive, treatment oriented hospitals to …
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