It is qualitatively better than any insurance system – because the whole population shares the risk of ill health. It is proven to be better value too. That is why it must be properly funded and must be protected from any leak of resources into profits for private shareholders.
We are now standing at a precipice: the NHS has been severely damaged by underfunding and privatisation.
Welcome to our campaign for the NHS, to bring back the NHS from the brink and to reinstate it fully back to public ownership.