Britain’s vaunted National Health Service is reeling, hammered by lack of funding and government bumbling. But privatizing the system is not the answer, argues Allyson Pollock. GATS Attacks!
Head of the Public Health Policy Unit at University College London and Director of Research & Development at UCL Hospitals NHS Trust. She is also Chair of the Society for Social Medicine. For her recent work see: www.ucl.ac.uk/spp/about/health_policy/index.php
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