Step Six: Run a PR Smear Campaign
There has been a relentless anti-NHS smear campaign in the media, softening up the public in preparation for the introduction of American-style universal health insurance. The market and the profit motive reaches everywhere unless it is stopped by government regulation. Health is one of our basic rights and necessities and should not be in the market place. Yet the government, the Tory-led
|The Momentum march pauses outside West Cornwall hospital, Penzance - Saturday 26 November 2016|
government for five years and now the Tories alone, have not been defending the NHS. Instead they have been insisting on change - on the grounds of affordability (the need for austerity in a time of financial crisis) and the need to modernise to improve standards.
The facts undermine both of these reasons.
UK spending on healthcare is less than all other G7 countries apart from Italy, which spends the