TITLE

Are top-up payments a good idea?

AUTHOR(S)
Moberly, Tom
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
GP: General Practitioner;11/14/2008, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the warning of general practitioners (GP) in Great Britain that allowing National Health Service (NHS) patients to top up treatment with drugs they paid for privately fails to resolve the basic issue of access to expensive medicines in the NHS. It highlights the GPs' fear that trying to separate private and NHS care for the same patient for the same condition will cause confusion and create problems.
ACCESSION #
35445374

 

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