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Immigration may reduce the time you wait to see the doctor

Giuntella, Osea, Nicodemo, Catia and Vargas-Silva, Carlos (2015) Immigration may reduce the time you wait to see the doctor. British Politics and Policy at LSE (13 Oct 2015). Website.

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Migrants’ access to the NHS is part of an ongoing debate in the UK, with the Home Secretary recently arguing that it is “obvious” that migration has an impact on the availability of NHS services. Looking at the impact of immigration on NHS waiting times, Osea Giuntella, Catia Nicodemo and Carlos Vargas-Silva explain that services in areas with a rising migrant population actually have reduced waiting times.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2017 14:12
Last Modified: 22 Aug 2021 23:22

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