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Friday, 9 August 2013

NHS blame culture is rooted in impossible political demands

'Public services, free at the point of use, cannot work as goods and services offered through the private sector market do. They provide to all at low public cost what would otherwise be available only to some at high private cost. Treating everybody alike, rich or poor, powerful or not, is what they are supposed to do’ writes Peter Wilby in the Guardian following the publication of the Berwick review of patient safety in the NHS: