02/10/2018 - New NHS Reorganisation Threatens Patient Safety
The NHS has seen one market-driven reorganisation after another in recent decades. Now buckle-up for another huge upheaval! This year sees the introduction of what’s called ‘Accountable Care Organisations’ (ACOs) to the NHS in England. But will this be any better for patients and staff than previous shake-ups? And why hasn’t it attracted much attention?
ACOs represent the most significant change to our NHS since the 2012 Health & Social Care Act. We should all take an interest, because they will undoubtedly affect the care we receive for the foreseeable future.
Read the full post by Dr Ameen Kamlana