National Health Service


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National Health Service

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National Health

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(Medicine) (in Britain) the system of national medical services since 1948, financed mainly by taxation. Abbreviation: NHS

National Health Service

The British system of free or low-cost medical and dental treatment for qualifying people, paid for by taxation.
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The National Health Service will always be a political issue while it is funded by taxpayers and valued by its patients.
org website says: "Aneurin Bevan, chief architect of the National Health Service, was one of the most important ministers of post-war Britain.
purchase Framework agreement for the supply of hormones and other drugs used in the treatment of endocrine institutions and services of the National Health Service illnesses.
The only 'shareholders' who should benefit from the National Health Service should be the public who fund it.
Northern TUC Regional Secretary Kevin Rowan said: "The National Health Service is a deeply valued national institution and is the epitome of equality, ensuring those who need care receive it, irrespective of gender, ethnicity, disability - or ability to pay.
The NHS needs to be rebranded as the National Health Service Club.
The National Health Service Corps was founded in 1972 to address a primary care shortage.
The 'free at the point of need' principle of the National Health Service cannot be allowed to be watered down by those seeking to put profits before people.
The National Health Service was not set up to compete in markets.
The National Health Service Corps is a division of the US Department of Health and Social Services and exists to improve the health of the nation's underserved.
As Michael Moore says, there is no reason to be despondent or over-critical of the National Health Service.
BULLETIN BOARD: MQPH) a specialist in medical pressure relieving equipment is pleased to announce its appointment for the next three years as a preferred supplier to the UK National Health Service (NHS).

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