Angela Coulter

Angela Coulter is director of global initiatives at the Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making, Boston, and senior research scientist at the Department of Public Health, University of Oxford

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Empowering Patients

Angela Coulter

The NHS continues to be a hugely popular public service, despite its much-publicised failings. Disasters, including atrocious care of elderly patients in certain NHS hospitals, and sensationalist tabloid headlines, have done surprisingly little to shake public trust in the service, which remains high. Yet look beyond the headlines and you find signs of a sluggish…