Health education funding to go privateBMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6971.10b (Published 07 January 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:10
- Jack Warden
The British government's main health promotion agency, the Health Education Authority (HEA) is to be all but privatised under plans revealed by health minister Gerald Malone. From 1996 the HEA will become largely self financing on the basis of contracts it wins from government departments, from the private sector, and on the international market.
The decision ends months of uncertainty after the HEA fell out of favour with health ministers. Many feared it would suffer the same fate as …