Vol. 12 No. 1 (2019): The Timeless Mahatma

Privatisation of NHS: : When Did It truly Start?

Shipra Singh Krishna MD MRCOG
London IVF & Genetic Centre
Gandhi on his salt walk

Published 2020-04-20


  • nhs,
  • privatisation

How to Cite

Krishna, S. S. (2020). Privatisation of NHS: : When Did It truly Start?. Sushruta Journal of Health Policy & Opinion, 12(1), 34–36. https://doi.org/10.38192/12.1.20


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