London High Court rules National Health Service not required to pay for abortions of women coming to England from Northern Ireland

  By Dave Andrusko A girl identified only as “A” has lost her lawsuit demanding that pregnant women traveling from Northern Ireland to England should have their abortions paid for by the National Health Service (NHS). In October 2012, along with her mother, the then-15 year old “A” traveled to England to have an abortion …

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The Causes of the National Health Service (NHS) Death Squad Medicine

By Wesley J. Smith The NHS is melting down. As I have repeatedly posted about here, the Liverpool Care Pathway–intended to prevent patients from dying in agony–became instead a door to imposed back door euthanasia. So much easier to put patients into a coma and dehydrate them than provide individualized care. NHS hospitals have so …

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National Health Service (NHS) “Quality of Life” Kills Disabled Patients

By Wesley J. Smith I keep saying that if you want to see what the USA will look like in ten years under Obamacare, just look at the mess that calls itself the National Health Service in the UK. It isn’t that the NHS is socialized medicine per se–although that is part of it. More …

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National Health Service imposes “Stalinist” gag orders on staff, UK doctor claims

By Michael Cook A scathing report earlier this month on an English hospital run by the National Health Service recommended that NHS “gagging clauses” be banned if they are intended to limit discussion of patient care or safety. What this means in practice became clear this week when Gary Walker, the former chief executive of …

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UK Doctors Told to Draw Up “Death List”

By Wesley J. Smith There they go again. The central planners at the NHS [National Health Service] want GPs to make a list of patients likely to die so they can receive differing care. From the Daily Mail story: GPs have been asked to select one in every 100 of their patients to go on …

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