Healthcare: The Future of the NHS

Health care: The future of the NHS | Issue Highlights & Thought Leader

Health care: The future of the NHS | Issue Highlights & Thought Leader

The Thought Leaders of this issue were St Peter’s Primary School. Well done to St Peter’s, who have contributed thoughtfully throughout the issue. Although they were not the school who posted the most, their contributions were always thoughtful and of a high quality. They’ve been really good at starting discussions and […]

Storytelling Competition | The Results

Storytelling Competition | The Results

The storytelling competition was judged by Clare Foges, who used to write speeches for David Cameron when he was Prime Minister. She is now a journalist at The Times. Clare really enjoyed judging the competition and wrote this message: It was SO difficult to choose, what amazingly talented storytellers you […]

FREE!

FREE!

  If you stop for a minute and think about everything in life you get for free: life, health care, state education, healthcare, some art galleries, healthcare, your right to vote and healthcare. I think you get the gist; one of the major things that we get free in this […]

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 […]