National Health Service: Funding mechanism and impact on the profession
- At: 2007 FIP Congress in Beijing (China)
- Type: Presentation
- By: MCCLURE, Lindsay (PSNC, Aylesbury, United Kingdom)
Created in 1948 and financed by general taxation, the UK National Health Service (NHS) aims to provide universal access to healthcare which is free at the point of delivery. There are many advantages of tax funded healthcare, for example, it is equitable, supporting the matching of financial contributions to ability to pay, and healthcare to.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.