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How the secretary of state for health proposes to abolish the NHS in England -- Pollock and Price 342 -- bmj.comAllyson M Pollock , professor , David Price , senior research fellow Author Affiliations Correspondence to: A M Pollock firstname.lastname@example.org Accepted 9 March 2011 Allyson Pollock and David Price examine the proposed statutory changes to the NHS and raise concerns that the government’s role could be reduced to that of payer The coalition government’s Health and Social Care Bill 2010-11 heralds the most controversial reform in the history of the NHS in England. 1 2 3 The government plans to replace the NHS system of public funding and mainly public provision and public administration with a competitive market of corporate providers in which government finances but does not provide healthcare. 4 Primary care trusts and strategic health authorities are to be abolished and replaced by general practice commissioning consortiums, which all practices must join.
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30 November 2010 Last updated at 15:16 ET
Comment: 4.5 average rating | Comments (3) Last Updated: 13 March, 2011 Section: Comment In one of his most vicious and disturbing works, poet Philip Larkin looks through terror-stricken eyes at "The Old Fools" - those infirm and demented elderly relatives sitting in institutional high-backed chairs, reeking of urine, mouths lolling open, and undergoing a "whole hideous inverted childhood".
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By James Coney UPDATED: 22:30 GMT, 19 March 2011 And parents could be penalised for paying off their children's debts The biggest student loan in England is £66,150, with the 20 largest debts owed to the Student Loans Company totalling more than £1million.
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8 March 2011 Last updated at 02:18 ET The BCC says a rate rise now would be premature
26 January 2011 Last updated at 12:22 ET By Tim Weber Business editor, BBC News website, Davos
10 June 2010 Last updated at 13:22 GMT
15 March 2011 Last updated at 08:22 ET By Nick Triggle and Jane Hughes BBC News Doctors are debating the changes to the NHS in England Doctors have called on the government to put a halt to its overhaul of the NHS in England, but have stopped short of opposing the plans outright.