Kate Andrews writes for City A.M.
If Britain’s tax burden is approaching the levels of its European counterparts, one would expect its services to be on an equal footing as well. But one glance at healthcare statistics, for example, makes it immediately apparent that the UK doesn’t come close to providing services that are on par with Germany, Switzerland, or even France.
The NHS illustrates that increased funding is often a secondary issue in the operation of public services. Reforming structures and making efficiency gains tend to matter most, and – as seen by our friends in Europe – can deliver beneficial outcomes for the patients they serve.
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Further Reading: Universal healthcare without the NHS