The Office for Budget Responsibility made a presentation on the financial risks facing the UK yesterday:
The OBR considered health care issues as a cause of financial risk and presented this data:
The data shows that as a result of continual underinvestment by the UK government we have well below average numbers of acute care beds, and so limited capacity to manage crises, below-average numbers of doctors and nurses and below average numbers of CT scanners.
And you wonder why we have a massive Covid crisis in the UK and an NHS which may well not be able to cope?
Don't blame those who work for the NHS.
Blame Cameron, May and Johnson: they underfunded the NHS and created this crisis.