Britain Desperately Needs More Private Healthcare Options

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Consultants at the British Medical Association are threatening to go on strike, citing pay cuts.

They’d be joining a months-long series of walkouts by British medical staffers. Nurses with the country’s government-run National Health Service took to the picket lines in mid-December, January, and February. And while the British government plans to discuss pay-raises, a strike by junior doctors began this week. Meanwhile, record wait times are preventing British patients from accessing the care they need.

This ongoing debacle in Great Britain offers yet more evidence that the United States should reject Sen. Bernie Sanders’s longtime call for Medicare for All. The Vermont senator and his progressive brethren continue to press for more government funding for and involvement in the U.S. healthcare system.

Click to read the full article in Townhall.

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