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The NHS of the future: prevention or cure?

Thompson , Janet and Kenward, Linda (2011). The NHS of the future: prevention or cure? Nursing in Practice (58)

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Abstract

The NHS has radically evolved from being a safety net based on health needs, regardless of the patient’s ability to pay, to a service based on rights, wants and personal choice. However, with an infinite demand for healthcare provision but a finite amount of resources, has the safety net been stretched too far?

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2011 Campden Publishing Limited
ISSN: 1473-9445
Keywords: health improvement; NHS
Academic Unit/Department: Health and Social Care > Nursing
Item ID: 27402
Depositing User: Linda Kenward
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2011 10:41
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2012 07:39
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/27402
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