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Saturday, 30 July 2011

Enforced competition will cause chaos in NHS

‘Competition may make capitalism thrive – but collaboration is more often the key to NHS progress’ comments Polly Toynbee in a review of the battle of ideas which will determine the future of the NHS in England.

She quotes Sir Roger Boyle the Department of Health 'heart tsar’ who last week condemned the ‘destructive fragmentation’ caused by Con Dem reforms, which are imposing competition on NHS services: