health service noun
ADJ. comprehensive, good | free | community, family, national, public
VERB + HEALTH SERVICE manage, run the problems of managing the health service | establish, introduce, set up plans to set up a national health service | improve, reform | finance, pay for | nationalize, privatize
HEALTH SERVICE + VERB provide sth The health service can't provide cosmetic surgery.
HEALTH SERVICE + NOUN employee, manager, official, staff, worker
PREP. in the ~ a shortage of labour in the health service | on the ~ Are you going to have your operation done on the national health service? | under the ~ This treatment is difficult to obtain under the national health service. | within the ~ decision-making within the health service