The Thin End

The NHS Saved My Life

June 1, 2018

Ray Noble tells how the NHS saved his life and considers the benefits of the British National Health Serivice.  He argues why markets alone are insufficient to meet needs.  The NHS is already being adversely affected by Brexit with worstenng staff shortages leading to delays and longer waiting lists. The NHS has been starved of adequate finding, and public service provision has been blighted by an eroneous faith in markets as a miraculous solution to meeting needs.