Upheaval, mayhem, poor morale - and all for what? Merger mania is causing seismic shifts that may not fulfil expectations

On 1 April the NHS structure throughout the UK will look radically different to how it did just 23 months earlier when Labour came to power. A decade ago, the service protested shrilly against the pace of change instigated by the Thatcher reforms; the internal market took three years to ...

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