'National Service Guarantee' to end postcode lottery

The Government need to provide a "National Service Guarantee" to end the postcode lottery of NHS treatment, a leading health think tank has said.

2020 Health urged the Government to:

  • Produce a National Financial Plan to help cope with the looming funding crisis.
  • Launch a strategic review of hospitals.
  • Consult public on services and develop awareness around what services are feasible on the NHS.

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Healthy people 'should get tax rebate'

People who live a healthy lifestyle should be rewarded with a tax rebate, a health think thank has said. 2020 Health said adults who quit smoking, drink moderately and keep their blood sugar low should get money back for taking pressure off the NHS.