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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    I bet the tax then would have been so much lower thus private health care would be way more affordable as they would have to compete with each other.So perhaps it would have been better that way.
    Have you looked at the US?

    All you need is one chronic disease and you'll be in medical bankruptcy.

    Bad news if you're diabetic: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/p...hift/95780148/
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    The nearest appointment is in 5 days time that is unbelievably long.Considering the fact that some people go to their GP for none sense e.g. Tooth ache or a cold.
    Usually they'll have emergency appointments: seems to me that you need to get better at expressing how bad your health is if you want to see a doctor sooner?
    Also considering how long it can be to see an NHS dentist I don't blame people for going to their doctor with it (if only in the hope of getting a stronger pain killer for it).
    And if you think 5 days is long oh boy are you in for a such a great time in the future if/when you get referred to a specialist about your seizures... or even just getting blood tests back. Yep it's ones big waiting game.
    Personally I recommend getting stuck in some really bad traffic - you'll soon develop the zen level of patience needed lol
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    I bet the tax then would have been so much lower thus private health care would be way more affordable as they would have to compete with each other.So perhaps it would have been better that way.
    Hmm, even as someone who is a fan of American Republicanism I actually support the idea of socialized healthcare. Not everyone can afford private healthcare, there needs to be a form of net to prevent people from dying. I've heard stories from American friends about people getting injured and not going to hospital because they know they cant afford it. I know in the states they have medicaid to protect low income people, but there still exists a gap for people who are say, working class who cant afford healthcare.
 
 
 
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