The indispensable annual British Social Attitudes survey compiles, describes and comments on a range of current social attitudes. The series charts changes in British social values, with annual surveys carried out from a nationwide sample of around 3,500 people by the National Centre for Social Research's team of interviewers. The 18th Report summarizes and interprets data from the most recent survey, and makes comparisons with findings from previous years. `The Rolls Royce of opinion surveys' - The Times
Chapter 2: The NHS: Keeping up with Public Expectations?
The NHS: Keeping up with Public Expectations?
In 1983, the NHS spent just over £15 billion. Now, two decades on, it spends £65 billion — over twice as much in real terms, and a significantly greater proportion of the country's wealth (Her Majesty's Treasury, 1989; Secretary of State for Health, 2003). Such increased spending has bought increased numbers ...