Monday, July 26, 2010

Rationing of Health Care Comes to the UK

It was bound to happen. Axe falls on NHS services - Telegraph
Some of the most common operations — including hip replacements and cataract surgery — will be rationed as part of attempts to save billions of pounds, despite government promises that front-line services would be protected.
It costs money the UK government doesn't have.

I friend says, "But the Brits don't want to change NHS."

If you give people free ice cream, and tell them it is their right to have it, they will never want to pay for for their own ice cream, even as the quality of the free stuff declines.

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