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Economics of NHS Cost-Saving and its Morality on the 'Living Dead'

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  • Jackson, Emerson Abraham

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This article was championed in view of the notion of (perceived) economic rationalisation which seem to be the foremost of patients' care in the NHS as opposed to addressing distress to their existing well-being, while in a state of being tormented with agonising news of prolonged ill health. Serious consideration is given to addressing the need to rationalise resources in ensuring the long standing history of the NHS' free health care is critically addressed, but not in a way that destroys confidence on the ability of professionals to manifest ethical prudence in their acts of judgments about whether patients' care is to be imminent or prolonged on a waiting list. There is certainly serious impacts to be comprehended with in situations of economic rationality through services provided by the NHS, but it is believed that tangible outcomes about definitive care for patients should be addressed collaboratively.

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  • Jackson, Emerson Abraham, 2018. "Economics of NHS Cost-Saving and its Morality on the 'Living Dead'," MPRA Paper 86134, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 11 Apr 2018.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:86134
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    Economics; Cost Saving; Morality; Living Dead; NHS;

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    • I11 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Analysis of Health Care Markets
    • I31 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - General Welfare, Well-Being

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