Health headlines: NHS 'sell off', Waiting lists and UK beats US on health

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NHS sell off - BBC
As GP reports, the BMA has likened the shake-up of the NHS in England to the privatisation of the gas, electricity and water industries.
NHS shake-up 'like gas sell-off'

Hospital test delays - Daily Telegraph
The number of patients waiting several months for vital health tests has risen by more than half over the past year.
Hospital test delays rise 60 per cent in past year

UK healthier than US - Daily Mail
Americans fared worse than the English across all major areas including obesity, diabetes, asthma and angina, according to a study by US researchers.
English are 'healthier than Americans at all ages' despite spending far less on healthcare


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