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BMA welcomes review of NHS quangos

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: (Published 04 December 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1308
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. London

    The number of quangos in the NHS is set to fall under a radical review ordered by the health secretary to eliminate unnecessary bureaucracy in the health service.

    John Reid has given the NHS chief executive, Nigel Crisp, until the end of April next year to decide the fate of 31 health watchdogs and quangos. The bodies, which …

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