Friday, February 13, 2015
Time for change
It is almost impossible these days to open a newspaper without reading that our health service is under immense strain. The continued funding squeeze, rising demand and the need to safeguard quality are combining to exert huge pressure across the entire system. These challenges are not limited to England but are faced by health systems across the world.
None of the pressures is likely to abate. An ageing population, changing patterns of disease and rising patient expectations will all add to the demands on the NHS. There is now wide consensus that health care needs to change dramatically to meet these demands.
Read the full report here.