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spathiphyllum | 15:11 Fri 19th Jul 2019 | Society & Culture
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Is our healthcare system.

Check out this video, yes it's 11 minutes.

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It's a much bigger (anf more historic) issue than Boris spouting off. If you open this link and use the word 'recruitment' as a search (there are 13 references) it should enlighten you: https://www.health.org.uk/sites/default/files/upload/publications/2019/A%20Critical%20Moment_1.pdf
15:31 Fri 19th Jul 2019
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Health care should NOT be a business.
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(for Gness) - Voiced by STEPHEN FRY!!!!!!
I agree Spath, healthcare costs in the States ( even with insurance in some cases) is astronomic. The UK has no idea how lucky it is x
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It's worrying Cal. Terrifying to be honest. I wouldn't want to bring up a child in the UK without the NHS. Facts.

I'm actually worried that Borris or Hunt will sell off the NHS, or put it up for trade :/

This vireo highlights so much. So much.
I agree with you, spath. It's a much underrated and oft berated institution. Unfortunately, without significant investment 9mainly in nurse recruitment) very soon, it will become a behemoth and I can see no other alternative than for people to start paying for it in a different way (i.e. increased taxes).
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Boris Johnson is a danger to our society! He needs to be stopped.
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62% of British people would happily have tax raised to help support the NHS. 28% of people said no.
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Zacs due to the lies people like Boris have spouted, fear mongering, NHS recruitment has become one of it's main issues.
Spath //I'm actually worried that Borris or Hunt will sell off the NHS, or put it up for trade ://
Where did you get the idea that this might happen? You really do have some odd flights of fancy.
It's a much bigger (anf more historic) issue than Boris spouting off. If you open this link and use the word 'recruitment' as a search (there are 13 references) it should enlighten you:
https://www.health.org.uk/sites/default/files/upload/publications/2019/A%20Critical%20Moment_1.pdf
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Danny, also how farage has spoke on the NHS, he claims privatisation will be good for.. Look, just watch the video :D Fry has a lovely voice
I doubt the tousle haired scamp will be in the big chair long enough to flog it off.
The worry about increasing tax for a purpose is that it isn't hypothecated. Or if it is then it ceases to be when government wishes to use it for something else, thus stealing it from the thing it was meant for. Investing in something worthwhile is a good thing, but volunteering to be a cash cow isn't.

Meanwhile the best thing about the UK is, indisputably, that I'm still here.
Try the French system - very good, none of these massive waits we get for action.....
Hypothecated. Nice word.

Ta for BA, spath.
You are very likely right that it is the best thing about the UK. Now lets rank everything else - but not compare with elsewhere because that a real downer.

In the video the NHS is ranked 18th worldwide by the WHO, in another very thorough recent study/comparison the NHS is ranked 23rd. Room for improvement then.
I don't think anyone is denying there's not room for improvement and I suspect the rankings don't take account of it being 'free'. I'm pretty sure the rankings are based on waiting times / speed of service etc.
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They are, and the video highlights how the NHS comes 1st for most things, except results.
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Healthcare for profit is worse than prison for profit.

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