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National Health Service also: National Health

Translation of National Health Service in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • (in UK) See examples: the National Health Service
    (servicio de asistencia sanitaria de la Seguridad Social)
    he was treated on the National Health Service
    lo atendieron por la Seguridad Social
    (before noun) (hospital/doctor)
    de la Seguridad Social
    del Seguro

Cultural Note: National Health Service - NHS

En Gran Bretaña, es el servicio público de asistencia médica, financiado en gran parte por el gobierno. La asistencia, por lo general, es gratuita. Se deben pagar la atención dental y las medicinas recetadas. Sin embargo, las personas que pertenecen a ciertos grupos, tales como los niños y los jubilados, no pagan por estos servicios.

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