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American journalist Dave LIndorff gets an up-close-and-personal look at National Health Service care in the UK

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On a visit to the UK last summer, ThisCantBeHappening! journalist Dave Lindorff suffered acute shortness of breath and found himself spending five days in a National Health Service hospital in Oxford. He found the experience eye-opening because of the quality of care, efficiency, and lack of concern about picking his wallet. Nothing like our money-centered, class-based medical system in the States. Read his whole article in the London Review of Books.
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Dave Lindorff, winner of a 2019 "Izzy" Award for Outstanding Independent Journalism from the Park Center for Independent Media in Ithaca, is a founding member of the collectively-owned, journalist-run online newspaper (more...)

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