Who pays for his health care?

  • Chirstopher Humm
  • Published 1996 in
    Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…


IN ITS predictions for 1996 the Economist described this phenomenon as the world's most intractable problem. It was not referring to the difficulty in overcoming poverty in developing countries or even the seemingly inexorable rise in unemployment being experienced by the industrialised world. The problem is the fact that people are living longer.