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Resources - Understand the jargon

The NHS 'reforms' are often dressed up in jargon - here are some serious (and not-so serious) guides to help you understand the language.

Decode NHS jargon - a glossary by Patients 4 the NHS, and another on p29 onwards of the TUC guide.

 

 

Learn ‘How to speak Lansley’ from John Lister and how to see through ‘NHS management jargon’ from Professor Alan Maynard.

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