The embarrassing Olympic opening ceremony was watched by hundreds of millions of people with far better health systems than ours. Italy, as Tim Hedges recounts, just wipes the floor with the NHS. Why are we in denial?
Lies, damned lies, and statistics, and then Labour statistics! It's fine to highlight data that support your case, but on the NHS and the wider economy Labour is so desperate that they're just making the figures up as they go along. You can't trust Labour on the economy or the NHS
As the NHS takes centre stage in the general election campaign one despairs of the quality of debate. Why oh why can Britons not accept that there's a reason the UK's state-dominated health service is emphatically not the envy of the world?