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To discover the profession's general feeling about conditions in the National Health Service.

Main Topics/Subject Category
Information on attitudes towards the NHS includes: how respondent finds conditions in general terms (3 point scale), if dissatisfied, whether more dissatisfied with pay (6 categories) or with conditions of practice other than pay. Type of remuneration system favoured (i.e. by scale of fees, salaried service, by capitation fee), and attitudes towards the limitation of individual earnings are recorded together with views on what an NHS patient should pay for treatment (7 statements), and whether priority classes should be exempt from any possible charges.

Conditions in general terms, pay/salary satisfcation, type of remuneration system favoured (i.e. by scale of fees, salaried service, by capitation fee), NHS treatment charges, exemption from charges, age, sex, type of practice (i.e. whether in NHS, if so, practice category is given: partnership etc.), area of practice.

United Kingdom, age, attitudes, conditions of employment, dentists, fees, gender, health services, job satisfaction, partnerships (business), professional standards, wages
Identifier Variables
Economic/Subject Categories
Quality measure, Proxies
Area of Health System
Primary care
Data Available
Risk behaviours
Data collecting organization (s)
Taylor Nelson Group
Data Type
Survey (cross-sectional)
Coverage (date of field work)
Unit of Analysis

6859 dentists residing in the United Kingdom in 1965

ESDS Access and Preservation, UK Data Archive
Conditions of Access
Free registration access