What role will the NHS play in the 2017 election?BMJ 2017; 357 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j2024 (Published 27 April 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;357:j2024
- Ben Page, chief executive
- Ipsos MORI
The public sees the NHS as one of the top issues in this election campaign, as it did in the 2015 election. But will it be a decisive issue?
Pessimism about the future of the NHS is now the highest we have ever recorded, with 62% expecting deterioration. This puts the UK among the most negative countries globally on the future of healthcare …