=ReConverted;11493809]Oh, really? Tell that to my pal in Northern Ireland whose wife has cancer and is kept alive by services from the NHS. He and his wife are VERY happy about that. And no, they’re NOT exceptions. Spare me the “Socialized medicine stinks” nonsense. I’m in the US, and MY illness was caught by a Doc trained in the UK. I had given up on asking American Docs over a period of 25 years if I had a certain condition because they all (ELEVEN Docs in 25 years, let that sink in) said I was worrying too much. The Doc from the UK caught my illness without me even asking. Why? Because the UK often does more long range health studies than we do here. That’s how he saved my life. Oh, and by the way, the Doc who diagnosed my illness CORRECTLY did it at a V.A. Hospital. Yes, I do get care because of my service, but it’s still GOVERNMENT health care. Try telling my wife that Gov’t medicine is nonsense and see how far you get. Sheesh…
Personal testimonies are always the worst for establishing good policy.
I used to live in the UK and there was a girl there in her early 20s who died because she was denied cervical cancer screening. Also heard about a guy who used a pliers to pull out his teeth because he was unable to see a dentist.
Also heard about a Muslim dentist there who refused to treat female patients unless they wore burkas.
Your post is utter nonsense. Perhaps if you’d do some real homework, you’d find out some facts. You might try it sometime.
I would stick to the issues.