NHS board appointments criticisedBMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7239.892/a (Published 01 April 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:892
- Linda Beecham
Appointments of members to NHS boards in England have not always been made on merit, according to a report from the public appointments commissioner.
The report makes 28 recommendations, and the health secretary, Alan Milburn, has already agreed to a fundamental overhaul. He agreed that in future the 2000 non-executive board members of trusts will be appointed by local health authorities, but …