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Five minutes with Mark Britnell: Does a perfect health system exist?

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h5548 (Published 22 October 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h5548
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
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The chairman of KPMG Global Health talks to The BMJ about his new book

“The people of the UK are right to treasure their NHS,” writes Mark Britnell in his new book In Search of the Perfect Health System (Palgrave Macmillan). Currently chairman of KPMG Global Health, Britnell has worked in healthcare systems in over 60 countries. For his book he analysed 25 healthcare systems in search of what was working and what wasn’t in times of challenging demographic and economic change. He doesn’t find perfection, but against the others the NHS measures up pretty well.

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