The IEA today made public the results of a major new survey of 100 leading British health opinion formers on the future of the NHS. The research was conducted by Dr. Helen Evans*, RGN. Called Sixty Years On: Who Cares for the NHS?**, the study lays bare the private views of a large number of the countrys most senior health politicians, policy advisers, academics, journalists and professionals.
Containing a series of devastating blows to the NHS at 60, the research shows that when speaking off the record a substantial majority of Britains health elite no longer believes in nationalised healthcare. Instead, an overwhelming majority accepts a much greater role for private provision &