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NHS should become a membership organisation, think tank says

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g2480 (Published 31 March 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2480
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

The NHS risks bankruptcy within five years unless the way it delivers services and is funded changes radically, says a report from the independent think tank Reform, which accuses the Labour Party and the coalition government of ignoring the developing crisis.1

Coauthored by Norman Warner, a Labour peer who was minister for health reform in Tony Blair’s government, the report articulates “the great unspoken truth of British politics . . . that the NHS, as it …

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