Posts Tagged ‘NHS’
The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) is reportedly wasting £1 billion a year treating patients with private insurance. Nearly 1 in 3 patients treated by the NHS has private insurance, the costs of their treatment could be covered by their insurers, according to a study. Emergency procedures and cancer treatments worth hundreds of millions of [...]
Industry insiders claim many expats don’t take out travel insurance when they go on holiday. Most expats are aware of making sure they are covered by health insurance when living abroad. However, when they travel back home the majority don’t consider the need for travel insurance.
As an American mother living in the UK, I am thankful for the great British institution that is the National Health Service (NHS). Over the past 10 years I have only had 1 bad experience worth speaking of. All 3 of my children were born in Britain and I find healthcare for families and young [...]
Wait times are the boogeyman of public health systems all over the world. They cut to the very heart of the debate over costs versus access to care. Hardly a week goes by where we don’t see a story on the world’s ever-lengthening patient queues (and trust us, we make it our business to keep [...]
NHS hospitals are imposing “minimum wait times” to save money, found a recent study by the UK’s Co-operation and Competition Panel (CCP). The CCP report said one primary care trust sought to increase wait times from 13 to 16 weeks (patients in England have a legal right to start hospital treatment within 18 weeks of [...]
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