Individual responsibility required to reduce NHS strain


Visions of 2020 said that in order for the UK to retain a free National Health Service (NHS) by 2020, it was "inevitable" that individuals would take a greater role.

Dr Patricia Macnair, a medical practitioner who worked on the report, said: "There will be more responsibility on the individual to maintain their own health but there won't be a lot of money coming from the state to help people to do that - it'll be up to them."

Howard Hughes, head of intermediary marketing at Simply Health, said

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