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Too much of the discussion about the National Health Service seems to assume that its raison d’être was the provision of medical care without payment by the recipient at the time of its delivery. There are many ways in which that might have been achieved. The diagnosis and treatment of ill health in individuals, without payment at the time, is not an end in itself, but one of the means to an end. That end is the national health. It was to that end that the NHS was created for four main reasons. First, a healthy nation is a less unequal […]
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