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British public wants free health care, whatever the cost

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7143.1477d (Published 16 May 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1477
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. BMJ

    Three out of four people in Britain believe that free health care should be available to everyone, whatever the cost in taxation, a MORI poll has found. And only 15% of respondents said that treatment of elderly people should be a lower priority than treatment for everyone else.

    The poll of more than 1000 …

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