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News BMA annual representative meeting, Manchester, 27 June to 30 June

BMA condemns competition and payment by results in NHS

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: (Published 30 June 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:9
  1. Annabel Ferriman
  1. BMJ

    The competitive market in the NHS and the policy of “payment by results” were both condemned by representatives at the BMA's annual meeting in Manchester this week. George Rae, a BMA Council member, said that the government seemed to be “obsessed with the private sector.” Payment by results, whereby hospitals are …

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