The Economist September 10th 2016


The NHS is in terrible shape. Keeping it alive requires medicine both the left and right will find hard to swallow

| From the print edition

NEARLY everyone born in England after 1948 was delivered into the care of the National Health Service, and most retain an almost filial loyalty to the organisation. The taxpayer-funded service, which provides health care free at the point of use, is so precious in the public imagination that politicians are less likely to talk of improving the NHS than “protecting” it. Read more here…