UK - Structure - how is the system organized? t è Our...

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Unformatted text preview: Structure - how is the system organized? t è Our public health system is known as the National Health Service – : ª - :ÊNµ HS p n €ª t _ µ :-ª µ b w E Functions - what does the system aim to achieve? t D Ê ‰ : ª 0µ Ðy 9 D Ê ‰ :-Ъ 0 µ9 D Ê ‹r @ : ª µ bwE T C y g ( @ :ª 16 € t ª µ 60 p -nÊ : µ t_ Advantages 1 No member of society is left with no medical coverµ bw :ª E ª µ bw E 2 The young and old are given the best of what medicine can offer : -ª nÊ : € ª µ t _ p µ and, below 3 Preventative medicine is used to improve the overall health of the nation:‰ ÐC D Ê xµ y ª 4 Due to buying power of the NHS the cost of medicines is much lowerª ‰ Ðxy D Ê : µC t To provide free healthcare to all UK residents. Personell – who works in the system? The managed by ten Strategic t Health Authorities t this, locally accountable trusts and other bodies. - hV }• á I t t ªbw µE t: ª b w µE Funding – how is the system funded? t All from general taxation. t :ª- b w µE fè Disadvantages 1 The staff who work in the NHS sometimes forget that their patients have payed for the service in taxes fè : ª µb E w 2 The longer term does not look good due to a lower percentage of the population in work paying for an aging population ( the tax t required to fund NHS will increase for those in workª )b :µE w D Ê r@ ‹ :-ª nªÊ: € µ t _ p µ (@ g Reimbursement – how are the health proffesionals paid? Publicly funded healthcare system , which accounts for most of the Department of Health 's budget.t fè : tª D ‰ B µy ØÊ Ð Target population – who does the system provide care for? The system can to provide all of the UK residents. Ê ‰ : ªÐ BØ µy :ªµ E b w : ?t :t ª µ bw E t :µ , Northern Irelands ª bEw In UK, How to charge the Prescription t People in Wales t t and Scotland t Because the waiting times to longer, so many people to choose private health care by pay private health insurance t or are willing to pay directly themselves @ p@ @‹ ÊD A ƒ N ¹ Yh I p ‹Ê D To be paid for user. _p t µ ª : ` Ên µ ª: t t0 By µ ª : qBy Ð ‰Ê D (Community-based primary health care)t p _ t µ ª : ` Ên µ ª: no longer have to pay for their medical prescriptions, while England continues to charge patients who are between 16 and 60 years old, and charge of £7.20 pound per item, unless they are exempt t income. because of certain medical conditions or are on low - (General Practitioner, GP)t t h Ð µø ª NHSµ ª høÐ (Hospitalbased specialist services)t h b Ì µ ª : Ð ‰ ÊD GP t (refer)t tt r (g @ @p@ @ ÷ (with reciprocal health agreements)r ( g@ @ p@ @ CNHS t D ‰Ê Ð @ ‰Ê D ø Ènµª : ø 7 Ì• V h I c á • } V hI H NHS á • } V hI H D ‰Ê Ð @ ‰Ê D ø Ènµª : ø 7 Ì• V h I c µ ª :bÌ h Ð ‰ Ê D 16 h µ ø ª Ð : 19 H ŠÊ D @ hµbªÌ: Ð ‰ Ê D H ŠÊ D @ appointmenth b Ì µ ª : Ð‰Ê D t høеª NHS e ƒN¹ Y hI p ‹ÊD ÿ ð‰ÊD ` µ ª høÐ : D Ð‰Ê @‰Ê D ø Ènµª : ø 7 Ì• V h I c @‹Ê D r ( NHSµ ª hbÌ : Ð‰Ê D ŠÊ D @ 999 t (Ambulance Please)t H ŠÊ D @ (Casualty t Department t t Accident and Emergency Department, t A&E Department)t µ Ð ø h ª: (Casualty Receptionre t )H Š ÊD á • h }V I H NHS á • h }V I H D ‰Ê Ð @ ‰ ÊD ø È n µ :ª øÈ n 7 Ì• V h I c D ‰Ê Ð @ ‰ ÊD ø È n µ :ª øÈ n 7 Ì• V h I c µ ª :hbÌ Ð ‰ ÊD (District General Hospital, t DGH) `bÌ `b 3. h ø е ª : (Specialist)t GPÌ µ ª : hb Ð ‰Ê D GP t GPÊ D p‹ ï ‰Ê D à ‰ ÊD P‰ Ê D ø È nµ ª : ø nµ ª : ‰ ƒ N ¹ Y hI p ‹ ÊD ÿ‰ Ê D ð‰ÊD ` GPÐ µ ª : hø H ŠÊ D GPµt ª : @ ‹ Ê ` Ê n µ ª : p_ Ð µøª : h (Waiting list) `b̵ Ê DÐ ‰ @‰ÊD ø È nµ ª : øÈ n µ ª 7 Ì• V h I c [ ƒ N ¹ Yh I p ‹ ÊD ÿ‰ Ê D ð‰ÊD ` @ H ЉÊD r @‰ÊD (g@ ŠÊD ø È nµ ª : øÈ n µ @p@ 1999 p _ t µ ª : @ ‹ ª 7 @‹ „ Ê D ` Ê n µª : Ì• V h I c t H ...
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This note was uploaded on 01/29/2011 for the course MEDICAL 101 taught by Professor Macdon during the Spring '10 term at Mahidol University, Bangkok.

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