Another British Healthcare Horror Story, but It’s “False” According to Paul Krugman
October 15, 2012
Originally posted on International Liberty:
Paul Krugman assured us back in 2009 that, “In Britain, the government itself runs the hospitals and employs the doctors. We’ve all heard scare stories about how that works in practice; these stories are false.”
If that’s the case, then the British press is filled with liars who deliberately make up horror stories about their nation’s healthcare system, as you can see here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here and here.
We now have another nightmare to add to this list. Here are some of the horrific details from the UK-based Daily Mail.
An elderly woman died alone after doctors failed to tell relatives they were ending her life on the controversial Liverpool Care Pathway. Olive Goom, 85, passed away with no one by her side after medics neglected to consult with her family…
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