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What changes need to be made to the NHS?

What changes need to be made to the NHS?

The NHS My opinion about the NHS is that the nurses and doctors stay in the hospitals working hard but we could support them better to ensure patients do not wait as long for operations and other treatments.   In Germany, people pay about 7% of their wages into a […]

The NHS

The NHS

The NHS needs more nurses because some patients are waiting for treatment for hours if they’re in a hospital.  Some people are fed up of waiting for a nurse to see them. We need more nurses so we should send out a letter to the country to persuade them to […]

NHS does not need changing

NHS does not need changing

The NHS was based on three core principals; .That it meets the needs of everyone, .That it should be free at the point of delivery, .That it is based on clinical need, not ability to pay. The National Health Service is the publicly funded national healthcare system for England and […]

What the NHS needs

What the NHS needs

I think that the government needs to invest more money.  Even though it has increased from £75.822 billion to £177.229billion which is quite a lot, the government still only spends about 7% of its GDP on healthcare, compared to 10% in other European countries and 20 % in the USA. […]

The NHS in crisis

The NHS in crisis

Since its launch in 1948, the NHS has grown to become the world’s largest publicly funded health service. It is also one of the most efficient, most egalitarian and most comprehensive. The NHS was born out of a long-held ideal that good healthcare should be available to all, regardless of […]

How can we ensure the NHS has a future?

How can we ensure the NHS has a future?

The NHS is the biggest employer in the UK and helps many people.  But its future is uncertain due to the rising number of people using its services and the budget freeze, meaning that no more money is being spent to match the number of people using it.  It is […]

NHS: Crisis or short-term struggle?

NHS: Crisis or short-term struggle?

The NHS has been established since since 1948.  It is England’s first and only free healthcare system.  According to the NHS confederation, 89% of people surveyed agree our government should support a national health system that is tax funded.  Most people agree it needs more money, in order to provide […]

The NHS In England

The NHS In England

In,2014, the Commonwealth Fund declared that in comparison with the healthcare systems of 10 other countries (Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland and the US) the NHS was the most impressive overall. The NHS was rated as the best system in terms of efficiency, effective care, […]

The NHS in England

The NHS in England

The NHS in England deals with over 1 million patients every 36 hours. It covers everything, including antenatal screening, routine screenings (such as the NHS Health Check), treatments for long-term conditions, transplants, emergency treatment and end-of-life care. Responsibility for healthcare in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales is devolved to the Northern Ireland Assembly, the Scottish Government and the Welsh Assembly […]

The NHS aren’t getting what they need

The NHS aren’t getting what they need

The NHS [National Health Service] have been here for a very long time. They are a community of people who care about the health of the UK. They give every ounce of effort to save peoples lives. But recently, things have begin to change for the NHS… Quite recently, the […]