Moving full steam ahead towards the disastrous U.S healthcare model?

Road To Somewhere Else

By Daniel Margrain

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The shocking indifference shown by Theresa May towards the plight of stroke victims in the NHS and the systems ongoing crisis in which patients have been photographed sleeping on a hospital floor, is indicative of a public service that the UK government is determined to break. Their intention is to reconfigure the NHS from a free at the point of use healthcare system, to a fee-paying US model.

In their 2017 election manifesto, the Conservative government said they would increase NHS spending by at least £8 billion in real terms over the next five years. But King’s Fund, Nuffield Trust and Health Foundation figures show that NHS spending per person is set to fall by 0.3% in 2018/19 compared to the year before.

The think tanks have said that even based on the government’s current spending plans, there is likely to be a spending gap of…

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