The Pros And Cons Of The NHS

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hospitals are spending enormous resources in servicing debt. The existing Social care is being sold to the highest bidder; it has become starved of resources rather than the provision of integrated and comprehensive service to the patient (Independent news 2016).
Frazer Coppin specified in his opinion that NHS is a celebrated institution that the foundation principle to meet the need of the citizen has been commended but recently there is a problem in the provision of the universal healthcare services to the entire citizen. Many people think our NHS is being envied all over the world, but this is not true. According to international comparisons, NHS has been ranked to be at the bottom third of developed countries. He also mentioned that if UK breast cancer, prostate cancer and lung cancer were being treated in the Netherlands more than 9000 extra lives would have been saved. NHS is failing patients on various levels by finding it difficult to care for it citizen and most of the leaders and people involved do not agree but keep on arguing that things will get better with extra funding. Since 2000 and the 11 years ago there has been an increase in NHS spending which has moved from £68bn to £143bn,
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The Labour government that was in power from 1997 to 2010 has made certain plan ready for the privatisation of NHS. In relation to hospitals, the major changes were the introduction of; Private Finance Initiative (PFI) projects, payment by results, Independent Sector, treatment Centres and Foundation Trusts. These changes lead to the creation of a complex structure that result in increased debt and unfair competition between the hospitals. The outcome of the actions forces the hospitals to become independent businesses, which put NHS hospitals at a disadvantage when competing in this new
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