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Blair chairs UK health summit to tackle NHS reform

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: (Published 10 June 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:1562
  1. Judy Jones
  1. London

    A summit chaired by the prime minister, Tony Blair, has agreed key priorities for modernisation of the NHS amid angry claims from doctors' leaders that their profession has been made a scapegoat for failures in the service.

    Health ministers from the English government and the devolved assemblies in Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland met Mr Blair and his advisers for two hours on 5 June to exchange ideas for improving health care.

    Among the priorities agreed …

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