DevoManc: A rush to devolve political blame?

David Walker

Fabians have been intensely involved in the NHS since its birth and long may our engagement – as clinicians, NHS staff, analysts and political supporters of the collective interest in good health – continue. Our aim is, at one and the same time, to secure good care for all while ensuring it is financially supported….


The Local Health Service?

Andrew Harrop

To succeed over the next 10 years,the National Health Service must also be a local health service. A public service dedicated to the health and wellbeing of every person in England cannot be run as a bureaucratic offshoot of Whitehall. Instead, success will depend on power and trust cascading downwards to local areas, NHS institutions,…