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The British Healthcare System

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What is the general policy of British healthcare?
How is healthcare financed in Britain?
What are some of their strengths and weaknesses?
Is there anything the US could learn from the British Health Care System?

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Bristish health care is primarily provided by the National Health Service. Its general policy is to provide a nondiscriminatory, comprehensive service that is available to all people regardless of age, gender, disability, sexual orientation and religious beliefs. It provides care that is respectful of a patient's human rights. Access is based on need not on ability to pay except under limited circumstances by Parliament. Care is of the highest of standards of professionalism and excellence and it reflects the needs and preferences of patients , their families and their careers. Care is integrated with various entities of a patienty' community.

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