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Britons believe NHS will cease to be free

8th July 2008

According to a British Medical Association survey, 50% of respondents think that within a decade they will have to contribute towards the cost of some of their health service care.

Dr Hamish Meldrum, Chairman of BMA Council said: “Although the public strongly supports the principles of the NHS and wishes to preserve it as a tax-funded system, they are clearly worried about the future funding of the health service and the government’s direction of travel on health policy".

 

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Article Information

Title: Britons believe NHS will cease to be free
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 7428
Date Added: 8th Jul 2008

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