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Facts About The Human Body
31st August 2017

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The NHS – “A&E Facts”

THE NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE
"Accident and Emergency Facts"

The National Health Service (NHS) in the UK had a budget in 2017/2018 of £108,000,000 (£108 Billion) to maitain our hospitals,
A&E Departments and Doctors Sugeries.

THE NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE

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There are around 66 Million people living in the United Kingdom, the £108 billion budget equates £1,636 for every person in the UK.

The Accident & Emergency (A&E)

The Accident & Emergency (A&E) departments in found in most hospitals, they are funded to provide urgent treatment for people with serious injuries, illnesses and any life-threatening conditions. A&E together with Emergency Room (ER) are found in most hospitals around the world.

A&E Statistics

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Statistics show A&E departments are often being used as an alternative to see their own doctor, such use is causing very long waiting times and a strain on the funding. A single visit to an A&E department costs around £120 just to be seen.

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