Mark Littlewood writes for The Times

Mark Littlewood, Director General at the Institute of Economic Affairs has written for The Times on the NHS following the release of the Commonwealth Fund last week.

In his article Mark argues that too often, any criticism of the NHS is seen as an attack on universal health provision or even on healthcare itself. The British debate about improving healthcare is stymied by an inability to detach a key moral principle from a more prosaic and technical discussion about how best to achieve this. Our failure to consider those two issues separately is useful for those who benefit from using the NHS as a political football, but is not good news for those of us whose primary interest is staying alive.

Read the full article here. (££)