David Zigmond explains to Simon Duffy why renationalising the NHS must be the first step to going back to a more human, local and collegial NHS.
Dr David Zigmond served in the NHS from 1969 as a GP and psychiatrist. His long career as a practitioner, writer and teacher was consistently highly regarded. Yet in the last decade he found many healthcare reforms to be problematic: in particular systems to industrialise and corporatise that become increasingly inimical to our best personal care.
Here David outlines why he believes the NHS needs to be renationalised and a culture of collegiality and cooperation needs to replace the current system:
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The publisher is the Centre for Welfare Reform.
Films produced by Ruskin Kyle of Rivers Rush.
Zigmond on Renationalising the NHS © David Zigmond & the Centre for Welfare Reform 2018.
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