New BMA president compares a third of NHS care to care in the developing world

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: (Published 13 July 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:66
  1. Linda Beecham
  1. BMJ

    The president of the BMA has described a third of health care delivered by the NHS as similar to medicine in the third world.

    Giving his inaugural address to the BMA's annual meeting last week, Sir Anthony Grabham emphasised that he was giving his personal view. With 50 years' experience of the NHS, 30 years as a consultant surgeon in Kettering, Sir Anthony said that a third of NHS medicine was of the highest quality and a third was …

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