The NHS At 50 Years

July 03, 1998

(The NHS's 50th Anniversary)

(Clinical governance and the drive for quality improvement in the new NHS in England)

Contact: Dr Gabriel Scally, Regional Director of Public Health, NHS Executive (South and West), Westwood House, Lime Kiln Close, Stoke Gifford, Bristol

(The Bevan legacy)

Michael Portillo, Cabinet Minister, Conservative Government 1992-7, London c/o Alison Broom

(Looking forward. The NHS: feeling well and thriving at 75)

Donald Berwick, Chief Executive Officer, Institute for Healthcare Improvement, 135 Francis Street, Boston, MA, USA

(The BMA and the NHS)

Charles Webster, Senior Research Fellow, All Souls College, University of Oxford, Oxford

(Views from abroad. A rational bureaucracy in a civilised society)

Contact: Christian Koeck, President, Koeck, Ebner and Partners, Vienna, Austria

(Will the fudge on equity sustain the NHS into the next millennium?)

Mr Nicholas Mays, Director, Health Systems Programme, King's Fund, London

(Change and resistance to change in the NHS)

Contact: Diane Plamping, Codirector, Urban Health Partnership, Primary Care Group, King's Fund, London

(The jewel in welfare's crown. The NHS will glisten if it retains middle class support)

Contact: Nicholas Timmins, Public Policy Editor, Financial Times, 1 Horseshoe Court, London

(Our feet set on a new path entirely. To the transformation of primary care and partnership with patients)

Dr Julian Tudor Hart, Retired General Practitioner, Swansea c

(Imagining futures for the NHS. Familiar institutions might be revamped and strong)

Dr Richard Smith, Editor, BMJ

(On the ways to Calvary. Ministers should realise the command and control model the white paper entails)

Professor Rudolf Klein, Centre for the Analysis of Social Policy, University of Bath, Bath


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