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LMCs draw up explosive 'plan B' to take GP practices outside the NHS

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To all those who are saying that they pay their taxes and national insurance so why should they pay for their health, Friends I am very much aware of it. but what you don't realise is how expensive is health care? Do you even know the real cost of Gp appointment to NHS (approx 30 £) ,cost of attending A&E (£90) and cost of Hospital appointment 9150-400£ depending on speciality) and cost of hospital stay in ward 300£/day & ICU ( min 1500£/day). How many people pay for prescription charges (less than 10%). Thats the reality. This country spends much less on health care than any of the developed countries. GPs get paid aprox 140£ per patient/ year which is same as many of you pay for your dogs insurance. This NHS system works on insurance based system and as with any insurance when users use it more, premiums go up. So either government starts paying more to hospital/ GP or someone else pays for it. Average punter has taken more out of system than they have contributed to it. You all can work out yourself.

Posted date

28 Oct 2016

Posted time

10:59am

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