Don’t Copy the United Kingdom’s Government-Run, Single-Payer Health System


Failure….Which would be the same in the USA…

International Liberty

I’m on my way back to the United States from England. My election-week coverage (starting here and ending here) is finished, but I’m still in the mood to write about the United Kingdom.

Yesterday, I shared some “Great Moments in British Government” and today I want to look at the U.K.’s single-payer health scheme.

The National Health Service (NHS) is inexplicably popular. Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn basically competed over who would dump the most money into the system.

This near-universal affection is a mystery. There’s a lot of data suggesting the system doesn’t work.

Consider these details from a column by a British doctor.

One of the most curious political phenomena of the western world is the indestructible affection in which the British hold their National Health Service. No argument, no criticism, no evidence can diminish, let alone destroy, it. …Yet again, however, the NHS is…

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One thought on “Don’t Copy the United Kingdom’s Government-Run, Single-Payer Health System

  1. kamas716 December 16, 2019 / 10:00 am

    Brain washed and indoctrinated. It’s better than the shit-sandwich they had before, so it must be the best of everything! even though it’s demonstrably still a shit-sandwich.

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