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Fifty years ago: The new NHS: Statement by the B.M.A. Council to every member of the medical profession

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: (Published 14 March 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:856

We are now on the eve of a decision of the profoundest importance to the public and to the medical profession. For years the British Medical Association has been working for the extension, improvement, and consolidation of the country's health services, publishing its constructive proposals in a series of reports. It is now confronted with an Act of Parliament directed to the establishment of a comprehensive health …

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