How many health authorities, boards and trusts will survive the next five years? Is there an intention to end GPs' independent contractor status? What sort of managers will be need by Primary Care Groups? What are Primary Care Groups really for? This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the 1998 White Paper, "The New NHS - Modern, Dependable" and also of the public health Green Paper, "Our Healthier Nation". The author explains and expands on the key themes of the White Paper, and discusses the implications for the future. T he book outlines the changes which NHS staff and patients can expects, and is recommended reading for everyone involved in the health service.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd