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The 'Purchaser-Provider split' in the NHS: A brief history.

Part One: Under New Labour

Diagram taken from Leys and Player: The Plot against the NHS showing the interaction of public and private interests in the reformed NHS.

Julian Tudor Hart and the 'Inverse Care Law'
Bevan's concessions
'The plot against the NHS'
A foot in the door for private providers
A business model for hospitals
Detaching clinicians from the NHS

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