It is time for NHS paranoiacs to stop “crying wolf”


Kristian Niemietz writes for Conservative Home

Kristian Niemietz, IEA Head of Political Economy, has written for Conservative Home commenting on the long-standing theory that the NHS is being secretly privatised.

Kristian, who recently authored a paper on the topic, argues that the predominance of these theories in public discourse has hampered meaningful debate on health reform.

“One of the problems with this charade is that the ensuing hysteria then crowds out any sensible discussion about the pros and cons of the actual reform. If you go through old news archives about previous health reforms, you will find plenty of hysterical denunciations and angry denials, but you will learn very little about what those reforms were actually about.”

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