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CEP Election Analysis
Health: How Will the NHS Fare in a Cold Climate?
Alistair McGuire and John Van Reenen
April 2015
Paper No' CEPEA028:
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Tags: hospital competition; market structure; 2015 general election; government policy; nhs

With the NHS a central issue of the 2015 general election, the parties are debating funding, the form of provision, quality and productivity. This paper looks at the NHS record under the coalition government and considers the plans each major party have put forward regarding the future of the health service.