Government pledges extra £34m to tackle health inequalities in England

Cohen, Deborah
June 2008
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/14/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7657, p1328
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a report on medical care in Great Britain which was published by the British government. The report indicated that inequalities in medical care persist in the country and may have widened despite record spending by the country's National Health Service (NHS). Included in the report is a discussion of the government's plans to pledge an additional $176 billion to the NHS to help alleviate health inequalities in the country. Additional funding which the government has pledged to programs which improve life expectancy, reduce infant mortality and assist disadvantaged communities, is discussed.


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