Labour unveils its health reforms

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: (Published 08 July 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:79

A Labour government would end general practice fundholding in England and replace it with a system of commissioning, according to the party's leader, Mr Tony Blair. This is just one of the changes proposed by Labour in its policy document on health launched last week.

Mr Blair spoke of “ambitious new standards for achieving better quality” and said: “We are not reversing all the Conservative reforms. We keep what is good. We remove what is bad. We extend greater power for hospitals and doctors. We remove the wasteful Tory internal market, which is …

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