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NHS is ranked as best health system in the world

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" the UK scored .....poorly on keeping people alive. The report said: ‘The UK ....., though lagging notably on health outcomes.’ however the UK, alongside Sweden, ranked first on equity on health outcomes based on income, The report said: ‘Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK score highest on overall equity, with small differences between lower- and higher-income adults on most measures.’ There's the real scoring system behind this survey - regardless of being poor at keeping people alive, regardless of being poor at health outcomes, the NHS comes top because it inflicts this bad result equally on poor and wealthy people. If we had the best record on keeping people alive and the best health outcomes but were not so good at spreading it equally between poor and wealthy we would not be top of the survey! It stinks to high heaven of a politically motivated agenda.

Posted date

18 Jun 2014

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1:10pm

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