Alfie Evans: the NHS, from the cradle to the grave?

Does the controversial case represent the failure of Britain’s public health system? By Ann Farmer Following the death at Alder Hey Hospital of little Alfie Evans, who had a rare neurological condition, Christina Odone recalled her brother Lorenzo, who at six years old developed a rare neurological condition that “robbed him of hearing, sight, gait …

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NHS’s Horrifying Present is Obamacare’s Terrifying Future

By Wesley J. Smith Editor’s note. While my family and I are on vacation, we are running some of our favorite NRL News Today stories from the last four months, entries from our “Roe at 40″ series, and an occasional update. I have written often here of the meltdown being experienced by the NHS [National …

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NHS’s Horrifying Present is Obamacare’s Terrifying Future

By Wesley J. Smith I have written often here of the meltdown being experienced by the NHS. The cause? Centralized control that deprofessionalizes physicians, rations healthcare, and turns the system into a bureaucratic nightmare. Tellingly, the NHS was the model for many Obamacarians–particularly the centralized control part. This despite the fact that NHS quality of …

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Donald Berwick Gets His Dream Job at NHS

By Wesley J. Smith The NHS [British National Health Service] is a disaster, squared–caused by socialized systems, rationing, and centralized control.  Over the years, I have reported here on women giving birth in hospital hallways, people being kept waiting in ambulances before entering ERs in order to permit hospitals to comply with waiting time directives …

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Facts suggest abortion doctors in 14 NHS trusts should be prosecuted for perjury

By Dr. Peter Saunders Editor’s note. Dr. Saunders is a former general surgeon and CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization with 4,500 UK doctors and 1,000 medical students as members. Fourteen NHS abortion clinics have broken the law by allowing doctors to pre-sign forms authorising a termination, according to the health service regulator …

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