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More Tales of Socialized Medicine

From the Daily Mail:

A vulnerable patient starved to death in an NHS hospital after 26 days without proper nourishment.

Martin Ryan, 43, had suffered a stroke which left him unable to swallow.

But a ‘total breakdown in communication’ meant he was never fitted with a feeding tube. It was one of a number of horrific cases where the NHS fatally failed patients with learning difficulties, a health watchdog is expected to rule later this month.

Me: Oh, let me head off complaints from leftists by conceding: bad things happen in capitalist hospitals too! But our lawsuits pay better!

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