A Royal Commission on the NHS

A Royal Commission for the NHS: The Remit sets out how a Royal Commission can ensure the NHS delivers the best outcomes on a sustainable financial basis over the coming decades. This body, which would have the power to coerce witnesses to testify under oath, would examine the structure, organisation and funding of the health service, addressing such issues as the ageing population; the connection between health and social care; medical price inflation; the gap in outcomes between rich and poor; the case for and against greater private sector involvement; potential additional sources of funding; and the use of patient data.

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