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One million British patients a week cannot get a GP appointment, statistics show

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/07/06/one-million-patients-week-cannot-get-gp-appointment-statistics/

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NHS Inquiry: The Shocking conditions of Britian’s hospitals have been laid bare by an official report

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/10184010/NHS-inquiry-Shaming-of-health-service-as-care-crisis-is-laid-bare.html

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Major [U.K.] hospital blunders including 40 patients given surgery on wrong limb, revealed by official statistics Almost 150 patients suffered from major errors which are so simple and serious that they are categorised as “never events”

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/nhs/10513079/Major-hospital-blunders-including-40-patients-given-surgery-on-wrong-limb-revealed-by-official-statistics.html

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Britain denies life-saving treatments to patients solely due to cost, illustrating one of the many problems with socialized medicine.

https://thefederalist.com/2019/06/07/uproar-u-s-companies-contracting-nhs-instead-focus-care-rationing/

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NHS cover-ups are not a failure of the system; they ARE the system

http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/danielhannan/100239886/nhs-cover-ups-are-not-a-failure-of-the-system-they-are-the-system/

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Thousands in Britain left to go blind due to eye surgery rationing

https://www.straitstimes.com/world/europe/thousands-in-britain-left-to-go-blind-due-to-eye-surgery-rationing-report

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Mick Jagger went to New York for a heart valve replacement with a private doctor rather than waiting for weeks or months under NIH socialized health “care”.

https://pjmedia.com/news-and-politics/lenins-back-on-jagger-and-healthcare/

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The day Labour lost the moral high ground on the NHS

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-2366315/The-day-Labour-lost-moral-high-ground-NHS.html

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Former NHS director dies after operation is cancelled four times at her own hospital

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1371861/NHS-director-dies-operation-cancelled-times-hospital.html#ixzz1ImFsabPr

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Another Socialized Medicine Death Sentence: The tragic ordeal of Charlie Gard

http://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/267149/socialized-medicine-death-sentence-lloyd-billingsley

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Health emergency: On eve of Obamacare, Britain’s NHS needs political therapy

http://washingtonexaminer.com/health-emergency-on-eve-of-obamacare-britains-nhs-needs-political-therapy/article/2536520

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A plan to create the world’s largest single civilian computer system linking all parts of the National Health Service is to be abandoned by the Government after running up billions of pounds in bills.

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/nhs-pulls-the-plug-on-its-11bn-it-system-2330906.html

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British Health Care Predictably Running Out Of Money

http://news.investors.com/print/ibd-editorials/082813-669050-british-health-service-on-brink-of-crisis.aspx

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Why the UK Is Ditching Socialized Medicine

http://frontpagemag.com/2012/02/20/why-the-uk-is-ditching-socialized-medicine/print/

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Why should fat people take precedence over the elderly in the NHS?

“… the NHS can only do one thing: ration.”

http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/cristinaodone/100146838/why-should-fat-people-take-precedence-over-the-elderly-in-the-nhs/

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“A governor of the NHS trust that runs England’s only gender clinic for children has resigned in protest at its ‘blinkered’ and ‘one-sided’ response to doctors who had raised the alarm about ‘woefully inadequate’ care.”

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/governor-quits-blinkered-tavistock-clinic-82db7wzq8

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Giuseppe ‘Joe’ Ulleri wasted away at Manchester Royal Infirmary after the ‘failure in his overall [NHS] care’

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/man-downs-syndromes-cruel-horrific-14323215

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An elderly [British] woman was ordered to find a new [doctor] because the ‘carbon footprint’ of her two-mile round trips to the surgery where she had been treated for 30 years was too large.”

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/earthnews/9184693/Surgery-bans-elderly-patient-over-her-carbon-footprint.html

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A 15-year-old [U.K.] schoolgirl died of tuberculosis after her bungling GP claimed she was ‘lovesick’, an inquest heard.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/9265652/15-year-old-schoolgirl-died-after-doctor-mistook-tuberculosis-for-lovesickness.html

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More than 70,000 British residents each year jet off to other countries to have operations and procedures as a way of side-stepping NHS waiting lists or saving as much as £10,000.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/news/article-2141426/Cheap-overseas-surgery-pays-boob-job-tummy-tuck-dental-work-goes-wrong.html

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Now we pull out our own teeth: Boom in DIY dental kits as patients cannot afford NHS fees

http://www.express.co.uk/news/health/399032/Now-we-pull-out-our-own-teeth-Boom-in-DIY-dental-kits-as-patients-cannot-afford-NHS-fees

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The Private Cost of Public Queues

http://www.fraserinstitute.org/uploadedFiles/fraser-ca/Content/research-news/research/publications/private-cost-of-public-queues-2012.pdf

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Patient dying of thirst rang 999: Inquest hears of mother’s fury at nurses who neglected son

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2167643/Patient-dying-thirst-rang-999-Inquest-hears-mothers-fury-nurses-neglected-son.html?printingPage=true

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Hospital closures inevitable and NHS operation rationing will continue, warns think-tank

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/9365881/Hospital-closures-inevitable-and-NHS-operation-rationing-will-continue-warns-think-tank.html

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While the US federal government expands its diktat power over American health care, the British are looking for ways to rescue themselves from their own government-run system.

http://hotair.com/archives/2012/02/18/british-government-to-introduce-privatization-in-health-care-system/

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What happened next reveals one of the great problems with the NHS

http://www.economist.com/node/21556924

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Universal Mediocrity

Why do Britons like their sub-par health-care system so much?

http://www.city-journal.org/2012/22_3_otbie-british-health-care.html

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NHS suffers ‘brain drain’ of doctors

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/5063a2a0-b651-11e1-8ad0-00144feabdc0.html#axzz24aMvo6Et

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[U.K.] hospitals leaving patients on trolleys for up to 50 hours

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2204748/Department-Health-figures-The-hospitals-leaving-patients-trolleys-50-hours.html

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Patients starve and die of thirst on hospital wards

Forty-three hospital patients starved to death last year and 111 died of thirst while being treated on wards, new figures disclose today.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/9591814/Patients-starve-and-die-of-thirst-on-hospital-wards.html

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Tyranny of the Healthy

http://frontpagemag.com/2012/joseph-hippolito/tyranny-of-the-healthy/print/

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In a damning report on how people with the severe mental illness are cared for in Britain, the experts said there were ‘catastrophic failings’ in treatment and described ‘shameful’ standards of care on some mental health wards.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/11/14/schizophrenia-britain-care-idUSL5E8MCDDY20121114

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Shocking state of the NHS: Half a million patients forced to wait 30 minutes on trolleys before admission to [emergency rooms]

300% rise in waiting times in some areas in just 12 months

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2234531/Shocking-state-NHS-Half-million-patients-forced-wait-30-minutes-trolleys-admission-A-E.html?printingPage=true

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… the practice of withdrawing food and fluid by tube is being used on young patients as well as severely disabled newborn babies [in the U.K.].

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2240075/Now-sick-babies-death-pathway-Doctors-haunting-testimony-reveals-children-end-life-plan.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

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… 57,000 patients a year are dying in NHS hospitals without being told that efforts to keep them alive have been stopped.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/9716418/Half-of-those-on-Liverpool-Care-Pathway-never-told.html

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