Monday, 26 September 2016

Andrew Lansley fails to recognise that his NHS reforms just don't work

Andrew Lansley fails to recognise that his NHS reforms just don't work Each discrete part of the Health and Social Care Act may have had virtues, but it led to massive cost and disruption

One of Andrew Lansley’s failings as health secretary was his apparent belief that the only reason he was under attack from all sides for his NHS reforms was because people had not grasped what he was trying to do. The solution was not to listen to their concerns, but for him to explain it all one more time.

Four years later he is still explaining, and still not listening. Delivering the NHS Providers’ annual lecture this week Lansley failed to demonstrate any understanding that the Health and Social Care Act he drove through created huge disruption and enduring difficulties. Continue reading... The Guardian

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