BMA vows to push for changes to health reform bill

BMJ 2011; 342 doi: (Published 18 March 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d1768
  1. Caroline White
  1. 1London

The BMA has said it will step up its opposition to the most damaging parts of the UK government’s Health and Social Care Bill, after intense and detailed debate about the changes that it will bring to the health service at its special representatives meeting in London on 15 March.

The BMA Council, which met the following day to discuss how to act on the strong opposition to the bill voiced by the representatives at the meeting, said it would continue to demand major changes to controversial proposals for reform of the NHS in England. A key concern is …

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