NHS is in crisis (again) and spending ever more money on it won't fix it, says Andrew McKie

YOUNGER readers may find it hard to credit, but there was a time – oh, probably more than quarter of a century ago, now – when the defining point of the NHS was generally thought to be that it should save us, rather than that we should sacrifice every aspect of life, civil liberties, political discourse and the economy in order to save it.

NHS is in crisis (again) and spending ever more money on it won't fix it, says Andrew McKie
YOUNGER readers may find it hard to credit, but there was a time – oh, probably more than quarter of a century ago, now – when the defining point of the NHS was generally thought to be that it should save us, rather than that we should sacrifice every aspect of life, civil liberties, political discourse and the economy in order to save it.