Healthcare Systems ( Part 1): The British Experience

Original article


Fauzi A. Sagher

Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, El-Fateh University, Tripoli, Libya

JMJ Vol.8, No.2 (Summer) 2008:80-83


Every country in the world found a way to deliver healthcare for its citizens. There are a variety of ways in which these countries have achieved universal healthcare, each of which reflect the country unique set of political and cultural backgrounds. By studying the healthcare systems of different countries, we belief that healthcare reforms can gain useful information and lessons that one day help create a system of affordable and equitable healthcare for all Libyan citizens. The British healthcare experience as demonstrated by reformed National Health Services in which salaried physicians predominate, hospitals are publicly owned and operated.

Keywords: Healthcare, System, British Experience.