BMA meeting: More than three quarters of people think NHS funds should be protected from spending cuts

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: (Published 29 June 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b2635
  1. Deborah Cohen
  1. 1BMJ

    Seventy seven per cent of people think that cuts should be made in departments other than the Department of Health to maintain funding of the NHS, a public opinion poll conducted on behalf of the BMA indicates.

    In the poll of 1071 members of the public in five cities across the United Kingdom, 40% thought that taxes should be raised to avoid ending growth in the NHS. Earlier this month managers warned that …

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