Did New Labour 'save' the English National Health Service: a ten-year retrospective, 1997-2007

Did New Labour save the English National Health Service a ten year retrospective 1997 2007 (1.6 MB)

Published: 2008

Author: Nicholas Mays

Event: Motu Public Policy Seminar

This presentation discusses the situation of the National Health Service in England when Tony Blair was elected Prime Minister in 1997, outlines the main phases and elements in New Labour's NHS reforms and assesses their impact. The presentation ends with reflections on whether a period of significant change in the NHS has secured the future of the Service and highlights some implications for NZ.