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NHS reorganisation was disastrous, says King’s Fund

Are you a GP or a patient in England? How do you view the changes made in 2013? You can share your experiences by emailing haveyoursay@bbc.co.uk. If you are happy to speak further to a BBC journalist, please include a contact telephone number.

The evaluation by the King’s Fund think tank says the coalition government’s changes had wasted three years, failed patients, caused financial distress and left a strategic vacuum. But it also says Labour is “crying wolf” over its privatisation claims. The government said the report showed its plans for the future were right. The behind-the-scenes changes may not have been immediately apparent to patients in GP surgeries. But they were described by NHS leaders as “so big you could see them from space”. The changes, which came into force in 2013, abolished large numbers of NHS organisations.

Click on the link to read more from the BBC

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-31145600

  • Click on the link below to download the Kings Fund Report published 6th February 2015 – The NHS under the coalition government      

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