Chase Templeton has taken a look at the key issues within the NHS healthcare system and how it differs to the care available from private healthcare services.
The NHS is forever being scrutinised for its quality of care by both the public and the media. This barrage leads many to believe that private healthcare is an irrefutably more reliable choice than the service the NHS is equipped to provide – but is this entirely true?
The issues most frequently raised regarding the NHS come down to funding and the capacity to treat patients in the most need; the severity of this situation has recently resulted in an independent commission led by Dame Kate Barker being tasked to set out a new deal for health and social care in England. Dame Barker’s report outlines the potential reforms required in order to secure the future of the healthcare system.