Different health and care providers have different advantages and disadvantages. Which is most suitable in which situation?There are many forms of health and care provider.
The best known in UK is the public-sector owned - NHS hospitals, NHS community services. Traditionally there have also been professional partnerships - smaller providers owned by health and care providers, such as GP practices, Pharmacists, Dentists, Opticians. And of course commercial providers have got in on the act - pharmacies in chain stores, nationwide opticians, private hospitals.