MVNHS© Pole Vaults Shark

January 22, 2018
From the You Can’t Make This Up Department via co-blogger Mike: Believe or not, it gets worse: “However men living as women are being invited for cervical smear tests even though they do not...

Another day, another MVNHS© shanda [UPDATED]

January 8, 2018
The Much Vaunted National Health System© strikes again: I have unwell patients begging me not to send them into hospital. This is what ‘we’have become. The state of the NHS is shameful. My condolences...

Compare & Contrast: CanuckCare vs MVNHS©

January 4, 2018
Our Neighbors to the North©’s latest offering: As of today, prescription medication for anyone under 25 in Ontario is free. Parents living in poverty can already take their kids to the doctor for free....

MVNHS©: The Gift that keeps on taking

December 14, 2017
Britain’s Much Vaunted National Health System© has long been touted as the quintessential model of government-run, single-payer health “care.” Today we offer two more shining examples of how that’s working out. First up,via FoIB...

From the annals of the MVNHS©

October 5, 2017
The Much Vaunted National Health Service© continues its proud tradition: “Most recently, Professor Ted Baker– the new chief hospital inspector– declared it was “not fit for the 21st century.” Ooops. Turns out, the bureauweenies...

The MVNHS© Bites

September 11, 2017
Or, perhaps more accurately, gums. The British, never really known for their dental hygiene, seem to have reached a milestone: “A couple in need of dental care say they had to pull out their...

MVNHS© vs Baby Charlie: An Update

May 5, 2017
Regular readers may recall last month’s post on Baby Charlie, the infant with a rare genetic disorder that the Much Vaunted National Health System© didn’t want to pay for. But that’s not even the...

MVNHS©: Oh how “The Mighty” have fallen

February 13, 2017
Once upon a time, the Much Vaunted National Health System© was “declared the best healthcare system by an international panel of experts who rated its care superior to countries which spend far more on...

MVNHS©: Dodging Bullets

January 10, 2017
With the incoming administration ostensibly Repeal-bound, perhaps we may avoid our own full-blown version of the Much Vaunted National Health System©: “Nearly a quarter of patients waited longer than four hours at A&E last...

MVNHS© and Medicaid vs Babies

November 28, 2016
The Much Vaunted National Health System© continues its war on children. This time, a preemie was “left to die alone in a sluice room at an NHS trust plagued by clinical errors and bad...
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