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What are the Original Aims of the National Health Service? To what extent have they been achieved?
Free at the point of treatment <ul><li>To be financed by national insurance contributions and tax  </li></ul><ul><li>Worke...
Universally available <ul><li>All NHS services to be available to all regardless of wealth, social class, age, race and ge...
Comprehensive <ul><li>A cradle to the grave service </li></ul><ul><li>Hospitals </li></ul><ul><li>General Practitioners </...
Have the original aims been achieved? <ul><li>Increased life expectancy </li></ul><ul><li>Lower infant mortality </li></ul...
Original Aims <ul><li>F REE </li></ul><ul><li>U NIVERSAL </li></ul><ul><li>C OMPREHENSIVE </li></ul><ul><li>C OLLECTIVE </...
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  1. 1. What are the Original Aims of the National Health Service? To what extent have they been achieved?
  2. 2. Free at the point of treatment <ul><li>To be financed by national insurance contributions and tax </li></ul><ul><li>Workers and employers each to pay a share of this NI contribution </li></ul><ul><li>Collective – i.e. all would contribute to provide for all </li></ul>
  3. 3. Universally available <ul><li>All NHS services to be available to all regardless of wealth, social class, age, race and gender </li></ul><ul><li>To replace old insurance based system only afforded by some </li></ul>
  4. 4. Comprehensive <ul><li>A cradle to the grave service </li></ul><ul><li>Hospitals </li></ul><ul><li>General Practitioners </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency services </li></ul><ul><li>Dentists </li></ul><ul><li>opticians </li></ul>
  5. 5. Have the original aims been achieved? <ul><li>Increased life expectancy </li></ul><ul><li>Lower infant mortality </li></ul><ul><li>Elimination of some diseases </li></ul><ul><li>Very wide range of services </li></ul><ul><li>From cradle to grave </li></ul><ul><li>Optical and dentistry charges </li></ul><ul><li>Prescriptions paid for by many </li></ul><ul><li>Regional variations </li></ul><ul><li>Social class ‘gap’ in health </li></ul><ul><li>Waiting lists - prioritising </li></ul>Yes… But …
  6. 6. Original Aims <ul><li>F REE </li></ul><ul><li>U NIVERSAL </li></ul><ul><li>C OMPREHENSIVE </li></ul><ul><li>C OLLECTIVE </li></ul>
  7. 7. Round of Applause!!
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