Adopting UK Healthcare Model Could Be Fatal for US Patients

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For weeks, the United Kingdom’s government-run healthcare system, the National Health Service, has been roiled by a series of labor strikes.

It began last month, when, for the first time in NHS history, thousands of nurses walked out for a day to protest inadequate pay.

Days later, ambulance workers across England and Wales staged their own strike. More strikes are expected through January.

The implications for patient care could be grave.

But the unrest among the people delivering care is understandable.

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