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Changes to the NHS have created 'unholy mess'

Changes to the NHS in England have created an "unholy mess", the editors of three leading journals have said.

With the overhaul just over a year away, the joint editorial by the Health Service Journal, Nursing Times and British Medical Journal acknowledged it was unlikely it could be stopped now.

But it predicted the changes would be so destructive another reorganisation would be needed within five years.

And it urged politicians to learn from the mistakes that had been made.

Branwen Jeffreys reports.

  • 31 Jan 2012
  • From the section Health
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