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What can UK health systems learn from each other?

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What can UK health systems learn from each other?

This paper from the King’s Fund looks at the differences between the United Kingdom's four separate health systems.

These are diverging in terms of structures, management approaches, and the way social care relates to health.

This divergence should offer a unique opportunity to establish what works in these different approaches, but in practice the exercise is hampered by hard-to-compare data and a political reluctance to back comparative studies.

The paper explores devolution, finance and politics, documenting areas that diverge and those where cross-border transfer of policy has occurred.