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Satisfaction with NHS hits new low

BMJ 2018; 360 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k943 (Published 28 February 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;360:k943
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. The BMJ

Public satisfaction with the NHS fell by 6 percentage points last year to 57%, the lowest level since 2011, driven largely by concerns over staffing and funding. At the same time, dissatisfaction grew to 29%, up from 22% in 2016.

Satisfaction with GP services also slumped in 2017 to 65%, down from 72% in 2016, show findings from the British Social Attitudes survey.1 This is the lowest rating since the survey began in 1983 and the first time that general practice is not the …

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