The news at the NHS goes from crisis to crisis. Now, women in labor are being turned away from hospitals. From the story:
Almost half of NHS hospitals were forced to turn women in labour away last year because they were full, according to new figures that reveal the “shocking” state of NHS maternity services. Patient groups said the capacity crisis was putting many mothers and babies at increased risk, by increasing anxiety and forcing them to travel further at a crucial time.If that happened here—particularly, if Bush were still President—can you imagine the screaming? But this isn’t a right wing plot. It is socialized medicine.