In this slideshow, Clare Marx, President at the Royal College of Surgeons presents on some of the context around the debate on rationing and considers whether local variation in health services is …
In this third survey, we take a closer look at rationing in the NHS.
• 19/02/2015 • 16.00–18.00 • Ben Page | Clare Marx CBE DL PRCS | Dr David Jenner | Professor Karol Sikora
This event was a lively, interactive debate, shining a light on 'rationing' challenges and discussing how best to make these priority-setting decisions within a tax funded and constrained budget.
• 18/02/2015 • Dr Steve Kell OBE
Steve Kell argues that while rationing may be a new term, prioritisation is not, and CCGs offer a vital new perspective in making rationing decisions for their local populations.
• 18/02/2015 • Mike Birtwistle
Rationing is the price we pay for a publicly funded health system, argues Mike Birtwistle. NHS organisations will need to be prepared to defend their decisions.
• 14/01/2015 • Duleep Allirajah
While the Cancer Drugs Fund is not perfect, it has gone some way to plugging a gap, argue Duleep Allirajah and Keyan Salarkia of Macmillan Cancer Research.
• 14/01/2015 • Eric Low OBE
The news that the Cancer Drugs Fund was to be extended into 2016 delighted its proponents. However, it raised huge concerns for those that could see its obvious flaws.
This paper reports findings from a qualitative research study which investigated local priority-setting activity across five English primary care trusts, between March and November 2012.
In this video interview, The Guardian Columnist Polly Toynbee explores who should hold responsibility for making rationing decisions in health care – including the role of the public – and …
• 01/12/2005 • Elizabeth Russell | Eric Matthews
This report explores the topical issue of whether health care should be rationed on the basis of age.