Module: Public Services

This page lists the questions asked within the Public Services module, and for which years. Clicking on the year printed after every question will bring you to the results for that year. Publications and further information relating to public services can be found on the Public Services Resources page. In 2007, this module was part of a UK-wide study on Public Attitudes and Public Service Responsiveness.

NEEDHELP: Do you, or someone close to you, need regular help? 2007

CARESAT: Satisfaction with services for people needing regular help looking after themselves. 2007

EDSAT: Satisfaction with quality of education in Northern Ireland's publicly-funded schools? 2007

NHSSAT2: Satisfaction with National Health Service. 2007

SCHPRV: Support for private companies or businesses running publicly-funded schools. 2007

SCHVOL: Support for charities running publicly-funded schools. 2007

HOSPPRV: Support for private companies running NHS hospitals. 2007

HOSPVOL: Support for charities running NHS hospitals. 2007

CAREPRV: Support for private companies providing personal care for older people. 2007

CAREVOL: Support for charities providing personal care for older people. 2007

DOCTRUST: How much do you trust hospital doctors to put the needs of their patients above the interests of the hospital? 2007

TEACHTRS: How much do you trust school teachers to put the needs of their pupils above the interests of the school? 2007

SOCWTRST: How much do you trust social workers to put the needs of older people in need of personal care above the interests of the social services department? 2007

CHOHOSP: How much choice should NHS patients have about which hospital to go to if they need treatment? 2007

CHOHOSP2: In your area, how much choice do NHS patients have about which hospital to go to if they need treatment? 2007

CHOTREAT: How much choice should NHS patients have about the kinds of treatment they receive? 2007

CHOTREA2: In your area, how much choice do NHS patients have about the kinds of treatment they receive? 2007

CHOCARE: How much choice should older people in need of personal care funded by the government have about who provides them with that care? 2007

CHOCARE2: In your area, how much choice do older people in need of personal care funded by the government have about who provides them with that care? 2007

CHTGHT: How much choice should parents of a child at a publicly-funded secondary or grammar school have about what their children learn at school? 2007

CHTGHT2: In your area, how much choice do parents of a child at a publicly-funded secondary or grammar school have about what their children learn at school? 2007

CHSCH: How much choice should parents of a secondary or grammar school child have about which publicly-funded school their child goes to? 2007

CHSCH2: In your area, how much choice do parents of a secondary or grammar school child have about which publicly-funded school their child goes to? 2007

SPECSCH: Support for some having schools that specialise in a particular subject, such as maths or music. 2007

REGSCH: Support for having some schools that are linked to a particular religious denomination. 2007

SCHAFFD: Should children go to a local school if their parents can't afford travel costs to their preferred school? 2007

HOSPAFFD: Should a patient go to a local hospital if they can't afford the travel costs to their preferred hospital? 2007

VOUCH: Support for a voucher for children's education. 2007

INFOSCH: How useful are league tables based on secondary level school exam results? 2007

INFODOC: How useful are league tables for surgeons based on number of patients who have died? 2007

INSPECT: How effective are inspections at improving standards in public services? 2007

GPVIS: Are you in favour of charging people for being visited by their GP at home? 2007

MEALHOSP: Are you in favour of charging people for the cost of their meals while in hospital? 2007

PRESCHG: Should people pay prescription charges? 2007

MUSICLE: Are you in favour of charging parents for the cost of individual music lessons for their child? 2007

TRIPMUS: Are you in favour of charging parents for the cost of a school trip to a local museum? 2007

TUITION1: Should students or their families pay for university tuition? 2007

HEFEEWHN: When should students or their families start paying towards the costs of their tuition? 2007

PALIVE: Is one or both of your parents alive? 2007

CONTPARS: How often do you see either/your parent? 2007

FAMCARE2: Would or could you provide care for your parents? 2007

CARECOS2: Who should pay for regular help for an older person? 2007

NHSVIEW: Are you likely to express your views about the reorganisation of local hospital services? 2007

NHSGLOB: How good or bad a service does the National Health Service provide? 2007

NHSCASH: Given the amount of money it has, how good a service ought the NHS be able to provide? 2007

EDGLOB: How good or bad an education do publicly-funded schools in N Ireland provide? 2007

EDCASH: Given the amount of money they have, how good an education ought publicly-funded schools in N Ireland provide? 2007

HSSTGLOB: How good a service do health and social services trusts provide for older people in need of personal care? 2007

HSSTCASH: Given the amount of money they have, how good a service ought health and social services trusts provide for older people in need of personal care? 2007

SCHLCLSE: Should shools that fail to attract enough pupils be closed and the teachers lose their jobs? 2007

HOSPCLSE: Should hospitals that fail to attract enough patients should be closed and the doctors lose their jobs? 2007

PARLEARN: Should parents help their children to learn rather than just rely on the school to teach them? 2007

TEACHJOB: Is it teachersí job to ensure that children do well at school, not parentsí? 2007

RESPHLTH: Do people need to take responsibility for their own health, and not rely on their doctor to tell them what to do? 2007

PUBSLIS: How willing are public services like schools and hospitals to listen to complaints? 2007

BUSLIS: How willing are private businesses like shops and banks are to listen to complaints?
2007

NHSIMP: Priority for the NHS to achieve. 2007

SCHIMP: Priority for school to achieve. 2007

SELSCH: How should schools allocate over-subscribed places? 2007

SELHOSP: How should hospitals allocate heart operations? 2007

SECEDUC: Should all secondary-level schools provide the same kind of education? 2007

NHSTREAT: Should the NHS meet the wishes of individual patients? 2007

NHSOUTP2: In the last year, have you or a close family member or close friend been an out-patient in an NHS hospital? 2007

NHSINP2: In the last year, have you or a close family member or close friend been an in-patient in an NHS hospital? 2007

RUHAPPY: How happy are you? 1998 2001 2007 2008 2009 2010 (Asked in the Religious Observance module in 1998 and 2008, Social Networks module in 2001, the Public Services module in 2007, the Leisure Time and Sport module in 2009, and the Background module in 2010)

 

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