Why a National Health Service?

the part played by the Socialist Medical Association
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Pemberton Books , London
Socialist Medical Associa
Statement[by] D. Stark Murray.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA485 .M82 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 136 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5329630M
ISBN 100301711216, 0301711224
LC Control Number72182655

This book is a superb guide to understanding the key pressures and logic which drive health policy under Labour. For health service professionals in any doubt that the NHS is relentlessly entwined with the political processes of government, this book firmly and patiently dissects and comments on each aspect of health service life.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Murray, D. Stark (David Stark), Why a National Health Service. London, Pemberton Books, (OCoLC) A National Health Service: The White Paper proposals in brief, Pamphlet containing an "official abridged version of the Government's proposals in their White Paper on a National Health Service".

A National Health Service: Report of the Council of the B.M.A. to the Representative Body, Draft statement of policy by the British Medical. The National Health Service was established at a time when health care in the United Kingdom was desperately in need of improvement.

This book looks at the political decisions surrounding its foundation and the purpose which it was intended to serve. The National Health Service was one of the major achievements of Atlee’s Labour government. The National Health Service (NHS) was introduced in in This service provided free medical treatment for everyone.

The driving force behind the NHS was Aneurin Bevan, Minister of Health. Inthe National Health Insurance system provided medical care for. The National Health Service is a government run health care organisation that provides health and medical services to citizens and residents of the United Kingdom.

It was started in and intended by its creators to be "free at the point of service". Imagine a health care program that is publicly funded and covers all basic medical services from doctor visits, hospitalization, and long-term care to prescription drugs, dental care, and mental health.

10 Excellent Reasons for National Health Care offers an array of powerful arguments for why and how this could become a reality. With fact-filled chapters written by leading physicians, health care. The National Health Service Act was pushed through parliament that year, spearheaded by the Labour government’s minister of health, Aneurin Bevan.

In fact, a radical move in this direction had been difficult to hold back since the Beveridge Report of had championed the foundation of the welfare state, and a war on the “giant evils.

National Health Service (NHS), in Great Britain, a comprehensive public-health service under government administration, established by the National Health Service Act of and subsequent legislation. Virtually the entire population is covered, and health services are.

For help from a GP – use your GP surgery's website, use an online service or app, or call the surgery. For urgent medical help – use the NHS online service, or call if you're unable to get help online.

For life-threatening emergencies – call for an ambulance. Synopsis. The National Health Service was established at a time when health care in the United Kingdom was desperately in need of improvement.

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This OPUS looks at the political decisions surrounding its foundation and the purpose which it was intended to serve. Despite many changes of political ethos since its foundation on 5 Julyevery government has declared its intention to Reviews: 4.

First published inthis book charts the inception of the British National Health Service from to It pays specific attention to the struggle of doctors to achieve work control in the medical marketplace during this turbulent time. Book Description Longman Group United Kingdom, Paperback.

Condition: New. UNUSED, LIKE NEW, NOT EX-LIBRARY, 1st edition, 2nd Edition, pages. (In January the Conservative Government of Mrs Thatcher published far-ranging plans for reorganising the National Health Service.

FRAYER: The National Health Service polls better than the Queen. A lawmaker once said the NHS is the closest thing the English people have to a.

The foundation of the National Health Service on 5 July was a momentous development in the history of the United Kingdom. Webster's political history is an entirely new and original examination of the NHS from its inception through to its management under the first term of the current Labour government, providing the necessary framework for assessing its future as we/5(6).

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The Westminster Series, Volume 6: Aspects of the National Health Service Acts describes the intricacies of the creation of the National Health Service Acts within the context of the general plan while considering the main subordinate instruments that prescribe the details of the scheme.

Why a National Health Service?: The Economic Rationale, ISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the Rating: % positive. Why a National Health Service?: the economic rationale. [Cam Donaldson; Institute for Public Policy Research (London, England)] -- Outlines the reasons why the National Health Service should be supported on the grounds of both equity and economic efficiency.

The National Health Service began on 5 July Already the NHS, which Bevan described as “a great and novel undertaking”, is the stuff of history. Few people now working in it had been born when it began.

Those with clear memories of the early days grow fewer, and this book is in part a tribute to their work. “The NHS saved my nan” is a common meme used to describe some of the simple defenses of the health service; Tory critics will soon hear “the NHS saved your boss.”.

The NHS was the first universal health care system established anywhere in the world. A leaflet was sent to every household in June which explained that It will provide you with all medical, dental and nursing care.

Everyone — rich or poor, man, woman or child — can use it or any part of it. There are no charges, except for a few special items. There are no insurance qualifications. But it is not a “charity”. National Health Service: A Political History 2nd Edition by Charles Webster (Author) › Visit Amazon's Charles Webster Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Charles Author: Charles Webster. The book is introduced by Professor Chris Ham, emphasising that ‘policy makers in a number of countries are reviewing the future of health services.

Those countries that have traditionally relied on a market in health care are making greater use of regulation and planning. The National Health Service (NHS) is the publicly funded healthcare system in England, and one of the four National Health Service systems in the United is the second largest single-payer healthcare system in the world after the Brazilian Sistema Único de ily funded by the government from general taxation (plus a small amount from National Insurance contributions), and.

Nhs For National Health Services Essay Words | 6 Pages. NHS stands for National Health was launched by health secretary Aneurin Bevan() at Park hospital in Manchester on July 5 It was created out of the longheld debate that good healthcare should be available to all,regardless of their the establishment of NHS,the provision of healthcare.

Choose and Book was an E-Booking software application for the National Health Service (NHS) in England which enabled patients needing an outpatient appointment to choose which hospital they were referred to by their general practitioner (GP), and to book a convenient date and time for their appointment.

Originally designed simply as an electronic booking system, Choose and Book was. About 21 percent of Americans live in primary care shortage areas, meaning these people go without necessary health services or must travel long distances to see a primary health care practitioner.

In order to address the primary health care shortage, the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) was founded in to enable health centers in rural and urban communities to compete with private medical practices. The National Health Service.

The NHS was created inborn out of an ideal that good healthcare should be available to all, regardless of wealth. This means that today, more than million people in the UK receive free care at the point of need.

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I opened my practice, Sac River Counseling, here in September,with the help of the National Health Service Corps, a scholarship and loan repayment program that encourages mental health, medical, and dental providers to practice in rural, inner city, and frontier communities across the country.

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