We will use NHS over 2,000 times in a lifetime27th January 2010
Statistics released by the Department of Health have revealed that a person in England will, on average, use the NHS 2,153 times during their lifespan.
The average person will also take out 1,330 prescriptions, visit Accident and Emergency 31 times and take 12 ambulance trips. The figures were released to urge people to get involved in the work of their Local Involvement Network. Health Secretary Andy Burnham said: "The more people that get involved in their Local Involvement Network, the more powerful their voice is and therefore the more impact they can have."
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Title: We will use NHS over 2,000 times in a lifetime
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 13892
Date Added: 27th Jan 2010