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The Unreported NHS

We're often given the impression that the NHS is underperforming and overspending. These negative representations have been used to justify the recent Health and Social Care Act - the largest and most controversial upheaval in the history of the NHS.

When compared to other developed countries, how accurate are these viewpoints? The Unreported NHS is a summary of key research and analysis published over the three years prior to the government's reforms; research that was under-represented by the media. It challenges the myths we often hear about the NHS and argues that, if valid comparisons continue to be ignored, we will stand to lose some of the NHS's unique strengths

Click on the cover image on the right to read a full online version.