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Conclusion

Ian Greener

in Healthcare in the UK

Published by Policy Press

Published in print November 2008 | ISBN: 9781861346094
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447302490 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861346094.003.0017
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This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the history of healthcare in Great Britain and the role of the NHS. It reviews the book's argument with the aim of exploring what the NHS is like today and considers that health services may be reformed to deal with the problems identified in the previous chapters. It suggests that reforms that recognise the history of the NHS stand a better chance of working than those that appear to want to erase the past.

Keywords: healthcare; Great Britain; NHS; reform; history; reforms

Chapter.  10285 words. 

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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