Thursday, June 18, 2009
CBN -- In Britain as elsewhere, universal healthcare does not mean universal access to healthcare. Some 750,000 Britons are on National Health Service waiting lists. Roughly 40 percent of British cancer patients never get to see a cancer specialist. And the very best cancer drugs may not be available if they're too expensive. You may have seen commercials warning about the consequences of adopting British-style government-run healthcare. The spots by the group Conservatives For Patients Rights say, "Before Congress rushes to healthcare, listen to those who already have government-run healthcare. In Britain, Katie Brickell, denied the pap test that could have saved her from cervical cancer..."
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