Chris Ham

Chris is Chief executive of The King's Fund.

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The NHS is more fragmented than ever

Are ministers prepared to provide the means required to deliver integrated care?

Edicts from Whitehall are not enough

The report highlights shocking failures in patient care at Stafford Hospital. The central question now is whether Robert Francis’s diagnosis of the causes of these failures and his recommendations will prevent anything like this happening again.

Bureaucrats under the scalpel

Labour intends to cut NHS management costs by pounds 1.5bn. But such radical surgery could harm patient services, argues Chris Ham

A health service in search of a vision

As Virginia Bottomley fights for her job, Chris Ham examines the Government's failure to provide a perspective for the NHS
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