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Is Choice a Reality for People at the End of Life?

Imelda Redmond | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Imelda Redmond

A number of surveys of the general population have shown that, if we had the choice, most of us would prefer to die at home if we were terminally ill.

NHS Funding Squeeze Set To Last At Least 10 Years

PA | Posted 04.07.2012 | UK

The range of services available free on the NHS should be reconsidered, financial experts have said, after research suggests that the health service i...

NHS Reform, Wherever Next?

Jennifer Dixon | Posted 14.04.2012 | UK Politics
Jennifer Dixon

But the NHS is large, operationally and technically complex, close to the public's heart and contains ranks of organised stakeholders with diverse views. With public satisfaction levels at an all-time high, creating a mandate for change on the huge scale envisaged by the White paper was always going to be hard. Add in the bomb of explicitly promoting more competition and the backdrop of a very challenging budget settlement for the NHS, a coalition government, and the difficulty multiplies.