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“2020health is an important and thoughtful contributor to the health debate”

Dr Sarah Wollaston MP, Chairman, Health Select Committee


2020health Report Healthcare and the Economy 1

The NHS is a complex machine in which there are many shapes and sizes of components - representing the diversity of suppliers, providers and players - that function together as the NHS. Take any one away and the machine doesn't work - or can't do the work that it is designed to do. The report highlighted that 28% of the NHS budget is already spent with essential, independent NHS partners.

“...there has been such a clamour from sectional interests in the field of national health that we are in danger of forgetting why these proposals are brought forward at all... consideration should now be given... to the requirements of the British people as a whole.”1

Anuerin Bevan, 2nd reading of the NHS Bill, 1946

Healthcare and the Economy (PDF, 688 KB)

Healthcare and the Economy

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