Why the British love the National Health Service

Posted on 14 December 2016

Andrew Street writes for The Conversation US

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The Second World War left the United Kingdom in ruins and in debt, yet just three years later in 1948 every household received a leaflet telling them that they were entitled to free health care. This marked the birth of the National Health Service, funded from general taxation and available to all according to their clinical needs, regardless of income. Read more