A Brief History of NHS Politics 1948-2030
Martin Roland, is Emeritus Professor of Health Services Research at the University of Cambridge having previously been RAND Professor of Health Services Research from 2009 to 2016. He was Professor of General Practice at the University of Manchester from 1992 to 2009, and he practised as a GP for 35 years. He was appointed CBE in 2003 for Services to Medicine. Throughout his career he has carried out research designed to improve healthcare in this country and abroad. He has contributed to numerous NHS committees and advised successive governments on primary care policy. He is therefore particularly well placed to comment on the past, present and future of the NHS both from the point of view of an academic and as a practising doctor.