This report, written by Ruth Lea, Head of the Policy unit at the Institute of Directors (IoD), and Ed Mayo, the Director of New Economics Foundation, rejects the privatisation of essential health services, arguing that independent non-profit mutuals will be more efficient. The future of the National Health Service lies in extending the proposals for Foundation Trusts far beyond their current scope, but in a very different form.
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Mayo, Ed, and Ruth Lea. 2002. The Mutual Health Service. http://www.neweconomics.org/gen/z_sys_PublicationDetail.aspx?PID=122.