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    1. Those who put in the most to the financing of the NHS could be entitled to draw out the most. This would favour the old rather than the young. The advantageis that

    2.The lottery principle coule be used. There might be a 'lucky draw' involving everyone needing treatment. All would have equal chance of obtaining, or being excluded from, treatment in any given budgetary period.

    3.The notion of blame, namely that persons deemed to be responsible for their own illhealth should be accorded lower priority than innocnet victims of disease. There is some evidence that this method of rationing is used in the NHS, even though it is not officially sanctioned


    the question: discuss the advantages and disadvantages of alternative ways of rationing health care services - any ideas guys? with economic theory applied if possible ta
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    Wolfy:

    The recent Wanless report covered all aspects of rationing health care in the UK. I'm sure there is something in the free Wanless report that you could use ot quickly summarise the arguments for and against

    Good stuff here too from the Guardian (+ links to Wanless)

    http://society.guardian.co.uk/nhsfin...685854,00.html

    Jim

    (Original post by TheWolf)
    1. Those who put in the most to the financing of the NHS could be entitled to draw out the most. This would favour the old rather than the young. The advantageis that

    2.The lottery principle coule be used. There might be a 'lucky draw' involving everyone needing treatment. All would have equal chance of obtaining, or being excluded from, treatment in any given budgetary period.

    3.The notion of blame, namely that persons deemed to be responsible for their own illhealth should be accorded lower priority than innocnet victims of disease. There is some evidence that this method of rationing is used in the NHS, even though it is not officially sanctioned


    the question: discuss the advantages and disadvantages of alternative ways of rationing health care services - any ideas guys? with economic theory applied if possible ta
 
 
 

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