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Satisfaction with NHS is rising, but funding fears are high

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h1674 (Published 27 March 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h1674
  1. Adrian O’Dowd
  1. 1London

The public’s satisfaction with the NHS has risen in the past two years, but most people are worried about its finances, a survey by an independent social research organisation has found.

The latest annual British Social Attitudes report by NatCen Social Research1 also found that satisfaction with accident and emergency (A&E) services had increased in recent years, while satisfaction with GP services had fallen.

The centre surveyed 2878 representative and random adults in Britain for its report, which examined how the public has responded to the changing political landscape and the policies of the coalition government.

Some of the data2 were revealed in January by the health think tank the …

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