Something said by someone wiser than me* on Twitter today was 'Funny how the term 'socialized medicine' moves the base line. US is the exception, we have healthcare, they have have privatized healthcare'
Then I see this terrible story.
…The suit was especially critical of the hospital's emergency ward, saying it is so poorly staffed that patients are often marooned there for days while they wait to be evaluated.
While I may well moan about the state of the NHS, I still think that it was a brilliant idea and that it still does a fine job under difficult circumstances.
I think that this story should be printed on the wall of every A&E department in the country in order to point it out to patients who complain about waiting four hours for their sore knee problems.
*I've been in the same room as him twice, yet never had the chance to go and talk to him. Third time is the charm.