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Clare Marx: Is a postcode lottery in health justified?

Presentation 03/03/2015

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 …

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Health leaders' panel survey three: rationing health and social care

Data story 19/02/2015

In this third survey, we take a closer look at rationing in the NHS.

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Is a 'postcode lottery' in health justified?

Conference/seminar 19/02/2015 • 16.00–18.00Ben 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.

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Rationing: An unhelpful term for the broader issue of prioritisation

Blog post 18/02/2015Dr 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.

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MPs will always be part of the rationing equation

Blog post 18/02/2015Mike 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.

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The Cancer Drugs Fund: An important stopgap

Blog post 14/01/2015Duleep 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.

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We are in a hole with the Cancer Drugs Fund – why do we keep on digging?

Blog post 14/01/2015Eric 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.

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Priority-setting and rationing in health care: evidence from the English experience

Journal article 01/12/2012

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.

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Polly Toynbee: The development of rationing in health care

Video 23/02/2012

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 …

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Rationing medical care on the basis of age - the moral dimensions

Book 01/12/2005Elizabeth Russell | Eric Matthews

This report explores the topical issue of whether health care should be rationed on the basis of age.

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