In the UK, nobody collects patients' insurance information or credit card details. There's simply no charge for services, including doctor visits, ambulances and hospitalizations.
Nationalism in the face of the coronavirus pandemic shouldn't just be dismissed as extremism.
As candidates propose ways to provide health insurance for more people, it's important to know that some proposals could have unexpected consequences, including potential closure of public hospitals.
Dancing, drumming, visiting galleries and so on are one of the best ways of enhancing public health.
New findings show what the public really thinks about how we prioritise treatments at the end of people's lives.
Patient safety grabbed the attention when plans were mooted to move post-op people out of hospital and into private homes. But the project also moves important work into the shadows.
The UK has a gold-plated health service, but for how much longer?