'I would not have survived': Stephen Hawking lived long life due to NHS

'I would not have survived': Stephen Hawking lived long life due to NHS
 

Stephen Hawking was a longtime champion of the NHS, but it was a glaring slip in the media that provoked one of his more memorable interventions. As the Obama administration sought to reform the US healthcare system in 2009, the US Investor’s Business Daily argued that Stephen Hawking “wouldn’t have a chance in the UK, where the National Health Service would say the life of this brilliant man, because of his physical handicaps, is essentially worthless”.
It was duly pointed out that Hawking was not only born and educated in England, but received more care than most from the nation’s health... read more

 
14 March 2018 in Health, Views: 39
Source: Guardian
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