TITLE

The reform of the British National Health Service

AUTHOR(S)
Madden, Thomas A.; Madden, T A
PUB. DATE
September 1991
SOURCE
Journal of Public Health Policy;Autumn1991, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p378
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
After a 40-year existence as a service sheltered from market influences, the reforms introduced in 1990 and coming into effect at this time profoundly alter the role of hospitals and primary care physicians. The hospitals may sell and purchase services across former boundaries; the family doctor has a host of additional duties under the new contract. The details of these arrangements and professional criticisms are described.
ACCESSION #
8181755

 

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