I’ve been reading about some of the health rhetoric surrounding Britain’s NHS At least here in Australia, we have a two tiered system where Private Hospitals treat insured patients. Sometimes they even see public patients for minor surgery investigations.
I was fortunate to travel 2000km + to visit a Private Hospital in a Capital City for a procedure a couple of times in recent years, although when something was found wrong, I was immediately sent off to the Public Hospital for treatment. The difference was stark. It was like going from a 5 star Hotel to a backpackers. At least the staff made up for it. Even had the Tactical Response Team (SWAT) in the Theatre Recovery Ward in theatre gowns to watch another patient with shotgun wounds. A black comedy that place was.
They don’t get a choice in the UK. It all depends on what the ‘Death Panel’ decides: