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NHS trusts appointments to be appointed by independent commission

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: (Published 13 January 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:70
  1. Jones Judy
  1. London

    The NHS Executive in England is setting up an appointments commission as a special health authority within the NHS. The new body will make all appointments of chairpeople and non-executive directors to NHS trusts and primary care trusts, and health authorities, from April this year.

    Until now health ministers have made such appointments, leading to criticism that health trusts …

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