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Doctors demonstrate against “incoherent” reforms of NHS

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39027.476979.DB (Published 09 November 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:989
  1. Oona Mashta
  1. 1London

Scores of doctors from across England lobbied parliament last week to protest against the government's reforms of the NHS. They were voicing their opposition to increasing privatisation and cuts to services. The doctors called on the government to listen to healthcare workers and to involve them in proposed changes.

Jonathan Fielden, chairman of the BMA's Central Consultants and Specialists Committee, said, “We are extremely concerned with the direction of the government's NHS policy, with the growing …

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