Modernisation or reform? The NHS approach

Richard F Heller, Konrad Jamrozik and David P Weller
Med J Aust 2004; 180 (9): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2004.tb06018.x
Published online: 3 May 2004

The modernisation agenda is a valiant attempt to move forwards, but is it real change and will it make a difference?

  • 1 Evidence for Population Health Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.
  • 2 Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Imperial College, London, UK.
  • 3 Department of General Practice, Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.


  • 1. Degeling P, Maxwell S, Kennedy J, Coyle B. Medicine, management, and modernisation: a “danse macabre”? BMJ 2003; 326: 649-652.


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