Skip to comments.Britain’s NHS is the world’s best health-care system, says report (by Commonwealth Fund)
Posted on 06/18/2014 6:37:32 AM PDT by Olog-hai
The National Health Service has been praised as the worlds best health-care system by an international panel of experts who said it was superior to those found in countries which spend far more on health.
The study, entitled Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, also described US healthcare provision as the worst globally. Despite investing the most money in health, the US refuses care to many patients without health insurance and is also the worst at saving the lives of people who fall ill, it found.
The Commonwealth Fund, a Washington-based foundation produced the report. The fund is respected around the world for its analysis of the performance of different countries health systems. It examined 11 countries, including detailed data from patients, doctors and the World Health Organization, the Guardian reported.
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Easily debunked by ACTUALLY TALKING with two or more Brits.
More LIB liars. That’s what they do.
I’ve got scars from the NHS... I can tell you how ‘wonderful’ it is
just don’t get sick in the weekend. lost an uncle that way.
and if you’re over 65, you better have some money... else you’ll find yourself in the 18 month wait list (they hope you die before getting treatment. just like the VA here)
The NHS is a religion. In fact, it is the established religion of the UK.
Once you recognize that, all of a sudden, things start to make much more sense.
Then 'splain to me why the wretched masses pour across our border by the thousands.
The Commonwealth Fund is an advocate for socialized medicine, and the more socialist, the better.
The Commonwealth Fund Makes It Up, Again
The liberal Commonwealth Fund is at it again, releasing today a new study, “Health Care in the 2012 Presidential Election: How the Obama and Romney Plans Stack Up.” But the “study” is, in a word, nonsense.
The result is nothing more than a press release for the Obama campaign.
And swarm our emergency rooms and maternity hospitals . . .
I,m sure they are the best of all Islamic countries.
Maybe we need to start our own "fund". We can rake in billions.
As I sit in a V.A. ward, Ihave a retort:
In 2006, I remember this episode plainly occurring and getting press coverage. A Brit came up and needed hip surgery. The doc said “no”....not until you lose around seventy pounds (the guy was pushing around 270 lbs (if I remember right). The guy said he wasn’t in any shape to walk or exercise....but the doc didn’t care and just offered more pain-killers for the rest of the life of this guy.
So the guy told a friend at the pub and this guy knew some Indian guy. Within a week...an arrangement was made for this guy to fly into India and have the hip operation done for less than $10k (this included the flight, the two weeks in the hospital and full services)
NHS is ok if you just have a cold or need some stretches at the emergency room. Otherwise, you are screwed.
So I am not crazy to think that all the retired Brit's in FLA are not just their for the weather.
Funny thing their blow-off valve i.e American Health Care in getting Obamanized into the NHS....
Tell me where I am wrong with my thumb nail analysis....
Really, I was on waiting list for 4 months for my back pain. I decided to travel back to US and was seen by my Doctor same day. In London, my first and last appointment was with specialized nurse and Consultant was not available for another 4 months.
Coming soon to our nation’s shores!
The only serious criticism of the NHS was its poor record on keeping people alive.
Somebody should check with the Brits before spewing idiocy like this.
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