NHS Has Been ‘Nothing Special’

The NHS’s performance during the Covid pandemic has been “nothing special” and the public have “no reason to be grateful” for its existence, a free-market think tank has claimed.

A new study by the Institute Of Economic Affairs (IEA) describes as a “myth” the idea that the health service had been a star performer over the past year.

The report by the think tank, which counts Tory peers and donors among its advisory board, compares the UK’s to other healthcare systems and concludes “there is no rational basis for the adulation the NHS is currently receiving”… More here.

What on earth does a study like this achieve apart from a few right wing people trying to lessen the good that the health service has done this year? Annoys me so much!



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  1. I find it hard to believe that they included any countries without a national health care system.

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