What do the polls say?

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Part of General Election 2010

How big an effect will people's opinions of the NHS and of the three main parties' health policies have at the ballot box this election? Jonathan Nicholls, Research Director – Health and NHS at the polling company Ipsos MORI – investigated these questions, and shares his findings here.

Are people satisfied with the NHS?

These slides show past and current satisfaction rates with the NHS, and the public’s opinions on which party they believe has the best policies on health.

What do people think about the future of the NHS?

Has the public's attitude to the NHS changed in recent years? And how will it be affected during a public spending squeeze? These slides take a look at those questions.

The politics of health

Patrick South, Head of Press and Public Affairs, takes a look at what the polls are telling us in our election blog.