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The new NHS: National Health Service Act

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: (Published 11 July 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:129

In 1942 the Medical Planning Commission of the British Medical Association produced a valuable draft interim report, and Sir William Beveridge's Report on Social Insurance and Allied Services appeared. Following on this came the White Paper entitled “A National Health Service” (Cmd. 6502), published …

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