BMA should look at inequalities in the NHS

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7035.913b (Published 06 April 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:913
  1. John Yates
  1. Director Inter-Authority Comparisons and Consultancy, Health Services Management Centre, Birmingham B15 2RT

    EDITOR,—The BMA's board of science and education argues that inequalities in the health status of the British people persist and regards this as an indictment on a health care system created to provide equal and free access to health care for all, irrespective of income.1 2 The board suggests that the recent reforms of the NHS, rather than improving the situation, may have been detrimental to the principle of equity. It calls …

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