Majority of Brits still without health insurance despite NHS backlogs

Perceptions of PMI largely unaffected

Hemma Visavadia
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Majority of Brits still without health insurance despite NHS backlogs

A recent poll has revealed that 84% of British adults do not have health insurance and pay for any treatment at private healthcare facilities themselves.

The research commissioned by Switch Health was carried out in the second week of February and sampled 1,000 adults in the UK. The survey found that most respondents (58%) when asked if their view of the benefits of private medical care had changed since the pandemic began, said "not really". However, a further 18% of those who took part stated that their view of private healthcare had changed "for the better". The percentages of those who were now thinking about taking out private he...

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