Tagged: Funding

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

You might live till you’re 103

Half of Today’s children will live until the age of 103, meaning people will have to work longer to support themselves and the rapidly-rising older population will have to learn to get by without relying...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Urgent Care: Improving Patient Flow

Exploring patient flow trends within the hospital urgent care system. Manchester Conference Centre – Thursday, 21st September 2017 The NHS continues to make headline news as it struggles to meet demands amidst the realisation that...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

How is the NHS in England currently funded?

The NHS is funded mainly through general taxation supplemented by National Insurance contributions. While the NHS is generally described as being ‘free at the point of use’, patients have been required to contribute towards the...