Healthcare for all

Healthcare for all.

Labour Manifesto 2017:

  • Extra £6 billion a year for the NHS
  • Extra £9 billion on social care
  • Guarantee patients can be seen in A&E within 4 hours
  • Increase tax on private medical insurance
  • Implement a ‘sugar tax’ as part of their strategy to counter childhood obesity
  • Protect spending on mental healthcare and increase proportion spent on children

  • National Health Service (Public health, NHS staff, NHS funding)
  • Towards a National Care Service
  • Mental Health


Innovation in Heath Care : Services, Quality, Outcomes

Labour will repeal the Tories’ Health and Social Care Act to put the right values back at the heart of the health service: co-operation and collaboration, not competition and privatisation.

More Services
  • Planned hospital care
  • Rehabilitation care
  • Urgent & emergency care (incl. out-of hours)
  • Community health care
  • Mental health & learning disability services.
High Quality
  • Preventing people from dying prematurely
  • Enhancing the quality of life for people with long-term conditions
  • Helping people to recover from episodes of ill health or following injury
  • Ensuring that people have a positive experience of care (lower waiting times, shorter travel times)
  • Shorter waiting times
  • Integrated health & care services into a seamless system of whole-person care (physical, mental and social).
Improved Outcomes
  • Reducing premature deaths of most common causes of mortality (heart disease, stroke, lung disease, liver disease, cancer)

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