Beveridge: Comprehensive Medical Service Change 5

Change 5. Separation of medical treatment from the administration of cash benefits and setting up of a comprehensive medical service for every citizen, covering all treatment and every form of disability under the supervision of the Health Depart­ments.

106.   This is the first part of Assumption B of the Plan, namely that there will be comprehensive health and rehabilitation services for all citizens who need them.    The assumption and some of the principal problems involved in realising it are discussed in Part VI, paras. 426-437.