Formed in 1948 the NHS (National Health Servive) is funded by tax payers money, here are some facts about the NHS.
Between the years of 2004 and 2014 the percentage of doctors employed by the NHS rose by 2.5% per year. In 2014 32,627 additional doctors were employed in comparison to 2004.
Between the same 10 years the amount of nurses has only risen by 0.5% per year, leading to a difference of 18,432 between 2004 and 2014.
When compared to ten other countries health care systems by the Commonwealth Fund in 2014 the NHS was voted the most impressive.
84% of patients in the “Care Quality Commission inpatient satisfaction survey” voted the NHS services to be seven or above with 27% rating it 10/10. The survey was taken by over 500,000 people.
In the space of 36 hours, they will deal with well over 1 million patients.
The NHS employs roughly 1 in every 23 members of the working population in some form.
77% of the companies workforce is made up of females.
The largest workforce within the company is nurses making up 30%.
NHS ambulances will make roughly 50,000 journeys in an emergency per week.
The organ donor list has over 18 million people signed up to it.
Between the years of 1998 and 2012 the amount of people enrolling to medical school rose by nearly 60%.