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National Health Service, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Hospital, Government
National Health Service, thethe National Health ServiceˌNational ˈHealth ˌService, the 🔊 🔊 MHPG (abbreviation the NHS) the state system for providing health care in Britain, paid for by taxes
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National Health Service, theBut, like the National Health Service, education could be seen in a different light.Over the next 22 months, additional resources of at least £1 billion will be available for investment in the National Health Service.Peter Sands will be one less dentist in the National Health Service by then.Thus the growth of secondary education was a development parallel to that of the National Health Service.Following the restructuring of the National Health Service in 1982, the County area was served by three district health authorities.
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