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Wanna see how long you wait for health care in the UK and Canada here you go

Heres the UK
[url]http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Publicationsandstatistics/Statistics/Performancedataandstatistics/HospitalWaitingTimesandListStatistics/index.htm/url]
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/3749801.stm

Heres Canada
Province of British Columbia - Media Site - Provincial Median Wait Times
Ontario Wait Times Strategy : Introduction
Wait Times - Surgical Wait Times in New Brunswick
Wait Times Data | Nova Scotia Wait Times | Government of Nova Scotia

The thought of waiting a month or more for something as simple as an Xray or MRI scares the **** out of me

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The best part is those sites are directly from their governments. next time someone comes along and says they dont wait just show them those links. No disputing the info at all then

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Here's a good one.... A friend of mine has a brother-in-law with a preliminary diagnosis of a possible brain tumor.
Wait time for a CT scan: six months.

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Here's a good one.... A friend of mine has a brother-in-law with a preliminary diagnosis of a possible brain tumor.
Wait time for a CT scan: six months.
6 month wait for brain tumor related CT scan. He may not even live that long

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Yes its true. X-rays are right away, same day. But minor day surgery is a minimum of six months. "Free" health care is alright, but the people who abuse the right for a common cold ruin it for those who seriously need medical attention. You would be alarmed at the amount of people sitting in the emergency room with sore throats.

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Yes its true. X-rays are right away, same day. But minor day surgery is a minimum of six months. "Free" health care is alright, but the people who abuse the right for a common cold ruin it for those who seriously need medical attention. You would be alarmed at the amount of people sitting in the emergency room with sore throats.
Nope not really. The ER abuse happens here too

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Yes its true. X-rays are right away, same day. But minor day surgery is a minimum of six months. "Free" health care is alright, but the people who abuse the right for a common cold ruin it for those who seriously need medical attention. You would be alarmed at the amount of people sitting in the emergency room with sore throats.
Joel what percentage of your income goes to taxes?

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It really is deathcare.

"We might give you healthcare, but we're really just depending on you dying in the mean time to reduce costs."

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