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A first class service: Quality in the new NHS

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    1 July 1998
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This consultation document sets out and invites comments on the UK government's strategy for re-organisation of the NHS, which aims to create a modern service that delivers high quality services for all. It states that quality will be maintained by the setting of standards through National Service Frameworks and the National Clinical Institute of Excellence (NICE).

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