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British public wants more money for NHS

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7120.1397f (Published 29 November 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:1397
  1. Linda Beecham
  1. BMJ

    Eight in 10 people in Britain put health as the first or second priority for additional government spending. This compares with six in 10 in 1983.

    The finding comes from British Social Attitudes, 14th Report: the End of Conservative Values? and is based on 3500 interviews with a representative sample, carried out in the spring of 1996. While dissatisfaction with the way that the NHS is run dropped briefly immediately …

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