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National Health Service

Most commonly called the NHS. The collective name for the publicly-funded health care systems in the United Kingdom. The governments of Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales operate their NHS systems independently, while the UK government controls the NHS in England. Each NHS system is funded entirely by the government and provides most services free of charge for patients. Critics contend that the NHS is too expensive for taxpayers and that inefficiency has led to long wait times for medical care. However, it has remained popular among many people in the UK.
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The National Health Strategy 2011-2016 aims for better health services and to help make people more aware of their role in managing their own well-being.
The National Health Service Corps provides financial, professional and educational resources to medical, dental, and mental and behavioral health care providers who bring their skills to areas of the United States with limited access to health care.
In a time where one in four California high school students is dropping out of school and one third of female dropouts say that pregnancy or becoming a parent played a role in their decision to leave school - AT&T Foundation and National Health Foundation are taking a stand and investing resources to keep girls in school.
Solving the Health Care Problem uses a systematic analysis to compare three nations, demonstrating that lack of national health insurance in the United States is far from simple or straightforward.
During the nearly 50 years of Canada's national health care system, the province's have tried to cut costs and waiting lists by deterring users from the public system or shifting more of the costs to the consumers.
It's estimated that a national health information network could save about $140 billion a year through improved care and reduced duplication of medical tests, Thompson said.
The National Health Insurance law passed in 1994 and was made operational on the first of January, 1995.
We need a national health program that guarantees universal access to comprehensive care while containing costs and minimizing ad ministrative interference in the practice of medicine.
If taxes were all that it took to realize national health care, I'd be for it.
Jesse Jackson, have clamored for a national health care system, or at the very least, reforms making medical treatment more affordable.
By plunging into the basic issues of implementation it is hoped that American health reformers will learn more about the Australian and Canadian health systems than through a comparative analysis of national health insurance systems.

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