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Could knowing the price of NHS treatments help patients grasp their true value?

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Sadly, David, listing prices would make little difference. The taxpayers won't care, cos 'they pay their taxes'. Those who don't pay tax, are hardly likely to care either. And Cobblers, its hardly a selling point. Its a misrepresentation to say the NHS gives you free treatment. EVERYBODY pays for it, directly as a taxpayer, or indirectly as a result of greater state intervention/spending. If you want patients to 'feel' responsible for healthcare, leave the responsibility of it with them, like in 90% of the rest of the world, i.e. absolute minimum welfare and healthcare provision only.

Posted date

18 Oct 2018

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10:04am

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