Snow, Tamsin
July 2007
Nursing Standard;7/11/2007, Vol. 21 Issue 44, p13
Trade Publication
The article provides information concerning the service reform within health facilities in Great Britain. Controversial plans to reconfigure local services are already under the scrutiny of an independent body, but nurses are providing reluctant to get involved. Public protests hospital cuts, closures and health service organization have become a familiar feature across the country.


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