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andrew lansley

February 2, 2011
Health Secretary Andrew Lansley has admitted there is "risk" attached to his radical NHS reform plans, but believes change is essential to provide better standards for patients.

Health Secretary Andrew Lansley has admitted there is "risk" attached to his radical NHS reform plans, but believes change is essential to provide better standards for patients.

However there would be a "greater risk" if the health service was not revolutionised, Mr Lansley insisted.

Under the Health and Social Care Bill, the majority of the NHS budget will pass to GPs who will have responsibility for commissioning services for patients.