NHS & The Beveridge Report

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1. How did prescription numbers change after the NHS?

  • Rose from 7 million in 1947 to 19 million in 1951.
  • They decreased rapidly.
  • They increased slightly but not by much.
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2. What were the 5 giant social evils identified by the Beveridge Report?

  • Want, Disease, Ignorance, Squalor, Idleness
  • Disease, Evil, Hunger, Poor, Ignorance
  • Want, Disease, Ignorance, Squalor, Laziness
  • Ruin, Poor Health, Money, Want, Squalor

3. Women were able to benefit from what in the NHS?

  • A lifetime supply of diapers
  • High quality maternity care
  • Free strollers

4. What did the NHS show?

  • That Britain could now announce war on Greenland.
  • That British people had been neglecting their health for years.
  • That people needed new legs.

5. Which acts were established in 1946?

  • Family Allowances
  • New Housing
  • NHS and National Insurance
  • Children's


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