NHS bosses have drawn up secret plans for sweeping cuts to services, with restrictions on the most basic treatments for the sick and injured.

"Some of the most common operations — including hip replacements and cataract surgery — will be rationed as part of attempts to save billions of pounds, despite government promises that front-line services would be protected.

Patients’ groups have described the measures as “astonishingly brutal”.

Read more at Axe falls on NHS services

So what does this mean for us?  Let's go to the horses mouth.

Obama's health czar, Donald Berwick says.

“Cynics beware, I am romantic about the National Health Service, I love it.” Here’s another Berwick quote: “The decision is not whether or not we will ration care, the decision is whether we will ration with our eyes open.”

Read more at the Washington Examiner: http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/Obama-names-a-health-czar-who-favors-rationing-97958789.html#ixzz0unlN5UBM

Eyes open.  What a good idea.

Open your eyes before November.


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