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UK chancellor proposes independent board to run NHS

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7570.669-a (Published 28 September 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:669
  1. Adrian O'Dowd
  1. London

    An independent board responsible for the day to day running of the health service has been proposed by the UK's chancellor of the exchequer, Gordon Brown, as a way of defusing political disputes over its performance.


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    Gordon Brown said it was necessary to separate the decisions that politicians make from day to day administration of the NHS

    Credit: JOHN THOMPSON/MOUSETRAP MEDIA LIMITED

    The idea, to “depoliticise” the NHS, is being compared …

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