Skip to comments.Hospital closures inevitable and NHS operation rationing will continue, warns think-tank
Posted on 06/29/2012 11:23:31 PM PDT by aquila48
NHS patients should expect continued rationing of common operations for years to come, while hospital closures are inevitable, according to an influential think-tank. John Appleby, chief economist at The Kings Fund, also warned services in some hospitals could seriously deteriorate due to the impact of the economic crisis. He said it was highly unlikely the NHS budget would be significantly increased in the foreseeable future. Against this grim financial background...
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True - I work in a MA hospital and I see where this is going.
The gov heavy hand of red tape is choking healthcare - this “free” healthcare is not like free widgets - this is a service that needs to be provided by physicians and nurses. The game is on to do twice as much with half the resources. But the tragic outcome will be massive burn-out and a low quality, with reduced availability of medical care. We have a shortage of physicians now. Foreign doctors and NP’s will be filling the gap. More red tape will try to standardize care for better “quality”, and this will further demoralize healthcare workers. HHS is a monster. Visit their website and look at the regulations for yourself. Government is not G_d and in trying to be, it becomes demonic. We’ve seen the experiment in Europe and it is not going well.
I bet quite a few people are suddenly reappraising their current medical school opportunities. All the money and time being spent for medical training for what could very well become assembly line minimal wage hospital or medical wages?
If I had any of my kids in medical school right now I would take them out immediately, find something else.
The Brits ran out of other people’s money. What a suprise.
(S)That can’t happen here though, can it?(/s)