Britain is falling apart
I just can't believe what is happening these days. The politicians come out with total cr@p like the NHS is the envy of the world, but then you hear appalling stuff like this.
Have they got no idea how it works in other western European countries? Nowhere is perfect but the three other countries i have lived in would be horrified by the NHS waiting lists, not seeing specialists within a week or so, cancelled operations and now this, it is a complete disgrace and is so terribly uncaring towards people who are ill.
Why the hell doesn't Britain start a system like Belgium or Germany where everyone is insured and the employer pays half and the person pays half? People on benefits are insured as part of their benefits. In Germany medical care is free at the point of delivery but you must give them your medical card, a sort of credit card with your photo. The bill goes directly to your insurance.
I am English and seriously scared of returning home with the state of the NHS being as it is.