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  • Disease dilemmas

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Britons now have the worst access to healthcare in Europe, and it shows

  • With reference to the first chart ‘chronic illness is soaring in the UK’s working age population’, describe the overall trend in the data

  • Examine the factors that have contributed to the increase in the numbers suffering from chronic illnesses

  • Describe how access to healthcare in the UK compares with other European countries

  • Discuss whether access to healthcare is likely to improve or decline further over the next 5 years

Alasdair Monteith, Gordonstoun

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