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IN BRIEF: 36 new cases of Monkeypox identified
IN BRIEF: Windfall tax is being suggested
IN BRIEF: Manchester City wins Premier League
TODAY IS: Brothers Day
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NHS Privatisation Paranoia Damages Nation’s Health, Finds New Report
There has been moral panic about a secret plan to privatise the NHS for over four decades, yet the UK still has an unusually state-centred healthcare system. The conspiracy theory — that there is a sinister plot to dismantle the NHS, sell off its parts to private companies and introduce a dystopian survival-of-the-fittest American-style healthcare system — is not restricted to the eccentric fringe, but very much mainstream. Every time a specific theory about privatisation fails to come true, it is repackaged, updated with new details and pushed into the future.
If you are going through hell, keep going.
Sir Winston Churchill
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