PMCCPMCCPMCC

Search tips
Search criteria 

Advanced

 
Logo of cmajCMAJ Information for AuthorsCMAJ Home Page
 
CMAJ. 1996 November 15; 155(10): 1487–1488.
PMCID: PMC1335144

NHS reforms reduce length of waiting lists but create widespread unease.

Abstract

Reforms involving the National Health Service (NHS) have greatly reduced the length of waiting lists in the United Kingdom. The key to the reductions was additional funding from the government, the chief executive of the NHS said during a recent visit to Ottawa. Decreasing the size of the waiting lists created intense stress for NHS personnel, who had to work longer hours, and it also lowered demand for private-sector care.

Full text

Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (676K), or click on a page image below to browse page by page.

Articles from CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association Journal are provided here courtesy of Canadian Medical Association