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Incoherent policies and excessive change undermine health strategy

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7467.639-a (Published 16 September 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:639
  1. Caroline White
  1. London

    Incoherent policies and constant structural change are undermining the UK government's blueprint for health service improvements and fostering a culture of distrust, concludes a swingeing critique published this week.

    Lost in Translation, from the NHS Plan Working Group, is the third in a series of reports on the government's progress in achieving its stated aims for modernising health services, set out in the NHS Plan in July 2000.

    The report, which covers health inequalities and …

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