The future of the NHS

The debate over NHS top-up fees, and whether people should be able to buy better healthcare,  is an ethical minefield. It’s  also a massive business opportunity for the insurance industry.  As the government appears to be relenting on its opposition to top-ups, I wrote for Insurance Times about how the NHS might change, and spoke to the insurers hoping to make money making expensive drugs affordable for everyone.

Author: Katie Puckett

I am an experienced journalist, copywriter and editor who has covered the built environment for nearly 20 years. I’ve interviewed thousands of senior executives, politicians and experts in many fields and travelled to report on stories throughout Europe, the US, the Gulf states and India. My articles have appeared in many business and professional titles including Building, Estates Gazette, Inside Housing, the Bartlett Review, Insurance Times and Lloyd’s Market. I am co-author, with architect Bill Gething, of Design for Climate Change, published by RIBA, and I launched and edit The Possible, a thought leadership magazine for global engineering firm WSP. I'm also co-founder of Wordmule, an editorial studio that specialises in buildings and cities.