GPs 'should charge for appointments'14th July 2009
A survey by the Social Market Foundation think-tank has found that 59% of people would prefer to pay for GP appointments rather than pay higher taxes.
The workshops, which involved 1,000 people, were written up in a report. The report said in conclusion: "Government should explore further the possibility of introducing some limited NHS charges to reduce demand if it can be shown that this will not have a negative impact on the health of the population or challenge the principle of equal access for equal need."
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Title: GPs 'should charge for appointments'
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 12144
Date Added: 14th Jul 2009