Fact Check: Trump’s Criticism of UK’s National Health Service – New York Times

GOOGLE NEWS Advertisement LONDON — In a tweet on Monday, President Trump claimed that thousands of people in Britain were marching because their country’s National Health Service was “going broke and not working,” and that Democrats pushing for universal health care in the United States were pursuing a similar failed model. Here is a closer look at his claims. Is the N.H.S. ‘Not Working’? The National Health Service is certainly being stretched. Since the start of this decade, budgetary austerity has kept annual growth in health spending at around 1.2 percent (adjusted for inflation) — significantly less than the...

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