An NHS patient has become the first ever recipient of a 3D-printed prosthetic eye. Steve Verze received his new left eye at..
National Health Service (England)
Publicly-funded healthcare system in England
The National Health Service (NHS) is the publicly funded healthcare system in England, and one of the four National Health Service systems in the United Kingdom. It is the second largest single-payer healthcare system in the world after the Brazilian Sistema Único de Saúde. Primarily funded by the government from general taxation, and overseen by the Department of Health and Social Care, the NHS provides healthcare to all legal English residents and residents from other regions of the UK, with most services free at the point of use. Some services, such as emergency treatment and treatment of infectious diseases, are free for most people, including visitors.
National Health Service (England) media coverage
Health secretary Sajid Javid defends mandatory Covid vaccinations for frontline NHS workers in England but vows to do "whatever is..
Sir Keir Starmer has voiced his opposition to mandatory vaccinations for NHS staff, saying it could risk further staff..