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National Health Service

The National Health Service (NHS) are the publicly funded healthcare systems of the United Kingdom (UK). Since 1948, they have been funded out of general taxation. There are three systems which are referred to using the "NHS" name (NHS England, NHS Scotland and NHS Wales). Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland was created separately and is often locally referred to as "the NHS". The four systems were established in 1948 as part of major social reforms... Wikipedia

Articles tagged nhs

  • May 29th 2023
  • Medics warn that Hospital at Home expansion could increase pressure on unpaid carers

  • A 2% tax on UK rich list families ‘could raise £22bn a year’

  • May 28th 2023
  • “An 80-year-old waiting five to seven years for a hip will not get that hip replacement. A child on a waiting list waits so long that they are transferred to the adult waiting list.” This is why the Assembly must come back – now

  • Steve Barclay admits 40 new hospitals will not be built by 2030

  • Health Secretary and junior doctors' leader clash over pay offer

  • Health Secretary Steve Barclay rules out new pay offer for nurses despite 'constructive' meeting with RCN chief

  • The Covid inquiry is digging up Boris Johnson’s blunders and the mess keeps piling up

  • Firms fined most by regulators still on UK government’s list of top suppliers

  • ‘We should be closer to Europe’: Brexit regrets simmer in leave-voting Boston

  • May 27th 2023
  • Ukraine war: Russian Ambassador Andrei Kelin issues warning of escalation in Ukraine

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