martedì 15 novembre 2022

• NHS privatisation: Who is to blame and to what extent has the private sector taken over?

(Jon Whiteaker)  -  When London hosted the Olympic Games in 2012, part of the opening ceremony was dedicated to the history of the UK’s National Health Service (NHS). While Mike Oldfield performed Tubular Bells from the stage, hundreds of members of staff from Great Ormond Street Hospital, dressed in period dress dating from the birth of the NHS, began a choreographed dance routine. Non-Brits would have no doubt found this spectacle somewhat peculiar. It is hard to imagine another country championing a public service at this moment of nationalistic pageantry. Yet the moment perfectly reflected the almost sacred position the NHS holds in the British psyche... >>> 

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