insurance based nhs to be discussed

A Government inquiry could be set up to look into the possibility of introducing some form of health insurance system to fund the NHS in the future.

The issue was raised in a debate in the House of Lords by cross-bench peer Lord Patel who said that with the majority of NHS trusts forecasting deficits, and the UK struggling to match the health outcomes of economically similar countries, it was time to look at how the NHS should be funded in the future.

Source Health Insurance Daily

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