Why do we have an NHS crisis coming our way? Because the government has under-resourced it. That’s why

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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.