The four countries of the UK

Since devolution, the health systems in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have all pursued different policies, with different funding and priorities. This spotlight draws together our analysis comparing the four countries.


Published: 03/02/2015

The challenge of change in the NHS in Wales 30/01/2015


Nigel Edwards examines the performance of the Labour-led Welsh NHS, how it compares to the English system, and why the political blame game...

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Scotland's NHS has lessons for the rest of the UK 05/07/2017

Press release

The unique strengths of Scotland's NHS, in particular the way it improves quality and safety, could be undermined by serious financial press...

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