TITLE

"Maggie, Maggie, Maggie... "

AUTHOR(S)
Spence, Des
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/14/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7657, p1380
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the impact former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher had on medical care in Great Britain and on the impact the government of current Prime Minister Gordon Brown will have on medical care in the country. He suggests that Thatcher never privatized the country's National Health Service (NHS) because it wasn't necessary. He argues that Brown's government has gone further than any other in involving private health providers and looking at the NHS as a service industry.
ACCESSION #
32747054

 

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