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Jennifer Dixon

Chief Executive of The Health Foundation who has researched and written widely on health care reform in the UK and internationally

NHS Reform, Wherever Next?

But the NHS is large, operationally and technically complex, close to the public's heart and contains ranks of organised stakeholders with diverse views. With public satisfaction levels at an all-time high, creating a mandate for change on the huge scale envisaged by the White paper was always going to be hard. Add in the bomb of explicitly promoting more competition and the backdrop of a very challenging budget settlement for the NHS, a coalition government, and the difficulty multiplies.
13/02/2012 23:25 GMT