For a truly grim account of the state of the NHS from a frontline doctor, click here.
(My thanks to a reader for drawing this to my attention.)
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"Throughout my playing career with Preston North End, I can only recall two sendings off. This was not because referees were more lenient but because standards of conduct were much higher. Yes, we played hard, but we were also fair."
Sir Tom Finney, football star of the post-war years.
"A splendid book. It's a devastating critique of the welfare state. A page-turner, yet also extensively sourced. Demonstrates how attempts to achieve good intentions have led to horrible results -- increasing crime and violence, worsened conditions of the very poor, an extraordinary deterioration in the quality and character of British life.
Milton Friedman, Nobel Prize-winner.
The Greycoat Hospital was once a workhouse. It has since been a hospital and a school. It has a very long welfare history. It has now been taken over by the state. No related posts.
broadcast on Channel 4, 2010