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UK National Health Service Company Profile
In England, health care may be (mostly) free, but somebody has to watch over it. The National Health Service (NHS) administers the country's health care and dental services, with funding and support from its Department of Health. The system is divided into 10 regional strategic health authorities, and those are divided into trusts, which include about 40,000 doctors and more than 500,000 other providers such as dentists, nurses, and ambulance staff. The NHS provides care through gatekeeper physicians (sometimes referred to as "consultants") who direct patients to specialists and more complex treatment as needed.
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- Sat Nov 22
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- Sat Nov 22
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- Fri Dec 19
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- Thu Dec 4
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- Sun Nov 30
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- Sun Nov 30
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- Fri Dec 12
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- Sat Nov 22
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Contact Information
Address: Quarry House, Quarry Hill
Leeds LS2 7PD, United Kingdom
Phone:+44-20-7599-4200
Fax:
Financial Highlights
Fiscal Year End:April
Key People
Chief Executive: David Nicholson
Director General Finance, Performance, and Operations: David Flory
Industry Information
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