Tony Blair explained his priorities in three words: education, education, education. I can do it in three letters: NHS.
-David Cameron, Leader of the Conservative Party, 2006.
For all its failings and inefficiencies, for all the lack of economic sense it makes, the concept of free healthcare for all is one I find truly noble. And to extend this concept to even foreigners – wow!
I am currently covered under the NHS, although I haven’t really had chance to benefit from its service (not that I’m complaining). Although they don’t really do much for small ailments like flu and coughs, it’s still reassuring to know that any operations I might need will be covered.