£1m bill for NHS Constitution60% of public unaware of £1m NHS Constitution

28 February 2010

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Which? has found that nearly £1m has been spent promoting the NHS Constitution, but 6 in 10 people don't know about it. £1 million would buy the NHS 4,740 MRI scans.

A year after the publication of the £1m NHS constitution, we’ve found that 6 out of 10 members of the public don’t know about it. And one in six think it doesn’t exist.

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