Letters NHS restructuring

Consider social anthropology

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39283.413148.1F (Published 26 July 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:172
  1. Annabelle L Mark, professor of healthcare organisation
  1. Middlesex University Business School, London NW4 4BT
  1. a.mark{at}mdx.ac.uk

    Braithwaite provides a practical strategy for coping with the restructuring of the NHS.1 NHS organisations are distinguished only by their instability, and the costs of this are high.2 So why do we do it?

    It is a symbolic act for politicians, so what …

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