Great Britian Health Care System

  • NHS is the health care system offered in Great Britian
  • Provides healthcare to anyone who is a resident in the United Kingdom with most
services free at the point of use for the patient.
  • There are charges associated with eye tests, dental care, prescriptions, and many aspects of personal care.
  • The NHS provides the majority of the healthcare in England, including primary care, in-patient care,long term healthcare,
ophthalmology and dentistry.
  • THe NHS came in to full effect on July 5, 1946
  • Its funded from general taxation
  • £98.7 billion is spent on the NHS

Core Principles
  • That it meet the needs of everyone
  • That it be free at the point of delivery
  • That it be based on the clinical need, not the ability to pay