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RAWP is Dead: Long Live RAWP

  • Roy Carr-Hill
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Part of the Economic Issues in Health Care book series (EIHC)

Abstract

One of the few endearing characteristics of the NHS Review Working for Patients (1989) is the frequency with which the main document contradicts the working papers. The example considered here is the RAWP formula which has been used since 1977 in allocating resources between Regional Health Authorities (RHAs).

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