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Charting the developments in the NHS

Pervaiz K. Ahmed (Pervaiz K. Ahmed is at the University of Bradford, Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK)
Lynne Cadenhead (Lynne Cadenhead is at Ciba Pharmaceuticals, UK)

Health Manpower Management

ISSN: 0955-2065

Article publication date: 1 December 1998



The success ofIn this paper, key changes taking in the development of the UK health sector from the 1940s to the mid‐1990s are briefly sketched. The changes originating from a variety of socio‐economic and political circumstances have largely been responsible for the current shape and position of the NHS. In a forthcoming paper, we will review the status of the NHS under the new Labour Government and examine implications of new changes for the future of the NHS.



Ahmed, P.K. and Cadenhead, L. (1998), "Charting the developments in the NHS", Health Manpower Management, Vol. 24 No. 6, pp. 222-228.




Copyright © 1998, MCB UP Limited

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