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How can you organise the NHS?

The new NHS chief executive, Simon Stevens, has set out a five-year plan and its financial consequences could reverberate through all parts of the UK.

But how do you organise a huge organisation like the NHS?

Mr Stevens more or less buried the idea there could be any more reorganisations, saying: "There is no right answer as to how various bits of the NHS administration are organised but there is a wrong answer and that is to keep changing your mind."

Newsnight's policy editor Chris Cook looks at whether NHS England can make the current system work.

  • 24 Oct 2014
  • From the section Health