Nuffield Trust praises ambitious NHS plans but calls for better monitoring

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: (Published 27 November 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1250
  1. Annabel Ferriman
  1. BMJ

    The Nuffield Trust this week praised the government for its comprehensive effort to improve the quality of care in the NHS but also called for the setting up of a centre to provide regular independent reports of NHS performance.

    Based on an 18 month research project, the report summarises what the Labour government has achieved since it came to power in 1997.

    Professor Sheila Leatherman, one of the authors and research professor at the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina, said: “We believe this …

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