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Letters Unethical health reforms

The reforms are already working

BMJ 2011; 342 doi: (Published 29 March 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d1945
  1. Pauline R Brimblecombe, general practitioner
  1. 1Newnham Walk Surgery, Cambridge CB3 9HS, UK
  1. pauline.brimblecombe{at}

In her editorial Fiona Godlee wrote, “Health reform has gained a bad name in England, but perhaps that’s because we had a system that was largely working and improving when these latest changes were imposed.”1 I wonder how you came to this conclusion. Perhaps if you understood the rationale behind the reforms you would think differently. So let me enlighten …

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