Doctors in England’s National Health Service (NHS) staged a two-day strike in late August over a pay dispute with the country’s government. They plan to strike again in September and October if their demands aren’t met.
The walkout is just the latest development in an ever-escalating crisis in Britain’s system of socialized medicine. It’s also a stark reminder that progressive Democrats’ calls for Medicare for All should continue to fall on deaf ears.
On just about any measure that matters to patients, America’s market-based approach to healthcare works far better than single-payer and universal coverage systems abroad.