Choice

Saving the NHS (reprise)

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7325.0 (Published 08 December 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:0

Last year the BMJ revue was held in a Victorian music hall in the east end of London. This year's was in austere Conway Hall, a monument to non-conformist rectitude and clear thinking. Despite the venue the overall result was much the same: a snapshot of doctors' (and nurses' and patients') current concerns about the NHS.

At the top of the list were endless reorganisations of the health service; revalidation of doctors; health secretary, Alan Milburn; and the limitations of NHS Direct. Near the bottom was a cockney knees up extolling …

View Full Text

Sign in

Log in through your institution

Free trial

Register for a free trial to thebmj.com to receive unlimited access to all content on thebmj.com for 14 days.
Sign up for a free trial

Subscribe