4 thoughts on “There’s no free lunch – and no free doctor’s appointment either”

  1. Posted 30/08/2017 at 11:36 | Permalink

    You don’t get it. Tax payers money should be used because tax payers use the service.

  2. Posted 31/08/2017 at 15:58 | Permalink

    D A WATTERS – Let’s be frank and blunt: they don’t give a monkey’s! They are just 100% vehemently against a truly universal health care system. That’s the cold truth. Many won’t even deny it (though most would). If these people could do away with the NHS as a truly free-at-the-point-of-use system, they would do it in a heartbeat.

  3. Posted 31/08/2017 at 23:10 | Permalink

    “If we were taxed less and the poor received cash from the government rather than state services…”

    …you would get benefit dependency. You’re advocating socialism by other means.

  4. Posted 08/09/2017 at 09:33 | Permalink

    What he hasn’t mentioned is that in NZ, when the government chucks an extra $10 subsidy towards these consultation fee, the doctors keep the fee the same and pocket the $10 to subsidise their golf club membership.

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