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The Policy Navigator Library has been designed to provide users with additional information to supplement material discussed in the six timelines. The library includes a list of legislation, organisations and publications. The library does not contain information on every Act or publication mentioned in the timeline, and you may find it easier to view the timelines first before accessing content in this section. 

National Health Service Act 1946

The Labour victory in the general election brought a new minister of health – Aneurin Bevan – who rejected previous proposals for local authorities to take control of a national health ser

The Bradbeer Committee report on the internal administration of hospitals for the Central Health Services Council (1954)

In 1950 the Central Health Services Council appointed a committee on the internal administration of hospitals to consider and report on the existing methods of administration in individual hospitals.

Review of medical services in Great Britain (1962)

The Review of medical services in Great Britain (the ‘Porritt review’) was published on 3 November 1962.

The Administrative structure of the medical and related services in England and Wales (1968)

The green paper The administrative structure of the medical and related services in England and Wales was published in July 1968.

The future structure of the National Health Service in England (1970)

The Secretary of State for Health and Social Security, Richard Crossman, Kenneth Robinson’s successor, produced a second green paper, The future structure of the National Health Service in Engla

Management arrangements for the reorganised National Health Service (‘The grey book’) (1972)

A group chaired by then Permanent Secretary Sir Phillip Rogers produced the Management arrangements for the reorganised National Health Service report, which detailed management roles and responsibili

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