A survey of 1,000 patients, conducted on behalf of accountancy firm KPMG, reveals concerns about the NHS' capabilities to provide long-term healthcare in the future.
- 82 percent believe the Government should pay for long-term care.
- 54.4% agree that taxes have to increase to ensure long-term healthcare needs are met.
- Around one in six (16.4%) are not confident that the NHS would be able to meet their needs in the future.
- Only 12% said they were 'very confident' that it could meet their long-term healthcare needs.
- One in 10 patients believe they will have to pay for their healthcare in the future.
More top news
How is Sainsbury's positioned to tackle the challenges of low-cost rivals and changing shopping habits?
The head of football's anti-discrimination body Kick It Out has responded to attacks by QPR defender Rio Ferdinand in his autobiography
Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha surprised diners in Solihull by dropping into fast food chain Five Guys for burgers.