BMA meeting: More than three quarters of people think NHS funds should be protected from spending cutsBMJ 2009; 338 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b2635 (Published 29 June 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b2635
- Deborah Cohen
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 …