Economics class: Northern Ireland — Rishi Sunak’s big test
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Scarcity, choice, opportunity cost, the basic economic problem, demand and supply
Click to listen to the podcast below from 11 min:45 secs onwards and then answer the questions:
Northern Ireland: Rishi Sunak’s big test
Outline the three main factors contributing to the mounting pressures faced by the NHS
Explain what is meant by austerity
There are 7mn people on a waiting list for elective surgery. Having listened to the discussion, and using your own knowledge, use a demand and supply diagram to explain why the number of people on NHS waiting lists continues to increase
Gavin Clarke, Emmanuel College