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A Picture of Health: The NHS at 70 and its future

A new report edited by Jonathan Ashworth MP explores a comprehensive agenda for the future of the NHS looking at how it is funded, organised and reformed.

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The NHS needs a major funding increase, structural re-organisation and new priorities according to a Fabian Society report edited by the Shadow Health Secretary. A comprehensive agenda for the future of the NHS is presented in a series of chapters commissioned and edited by Jonathan Ashworth MP. A Picture of Health: the NHS at 70 and its future brings together analysis and policy recommendations from 12 leading experts on the NHS hand-picked by Ashworth, from both left-wing and non-party perspectives.

With an introduction by Jonathan Ashworth MP and contributions from Stephanie Snow, Neena Modi, Kevin Gulliver, Bob Kerslake, Tara Donnelly, Andrew Harrop, Chris Graham, Luciana Berger MP, Paul Williams MP, Sara Gorton and John Lister.

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Copies are available, priced £9.95, from the Fabian Society. Call 020 7227 4900, email or send a cheque payable to The Fabian Society to 61 Petty France, London, SW1H 9EU.


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Jonathan Ashworth is Labour MP for Leicester South and shadow secretary of state for health & social care.

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