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Stop the damaging drive towards a health market, former college president demands

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h2383 (Published 01 May 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h2383
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. 1The BMJ

The former chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners has issued an impassioned plea to UK politicians to “stop the relentless and damaging drive towards a health market.”

Speaking at the college’s City Health conference in London, Clare Gerada, who served as chair of the college from 2010 to 2013, warned that the NHS was “withering away” as a result of the current government’s policies.

Gerada told assembled …

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