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Strain on National Health Service set to get worse

Mon, 24 Feb 2014


Expenditure on the Island’s health service could top a quarter of a billion pounds by 2035.

That’s the forecast from the Department of Health which says a national debate is needed on the future of the NHS model.

From April the department will be merged with Social Care – and is the only government department to see a budget increase this year.

Minister David Anderson says there are a number of factors putting strain on the service:

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