Patients should be charged for GP and hospital visits, leading doctors say.

The British Medical Association (BMA) will vote next week on whether to lobby the Government to introduce alternative ways to fund the NHS.

The radical move, which would end the principle of an NHS free at the point of delivery, will be discussed at the BMA’s annual conference on Monday.

Those backing the proposal say charges are preferable to the “covert rationing” of healthcare which they say has become endemic.

Full Story: The Telegraph, 23 June 2018

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