Sunday, November 11, 2007

Health-care failings make Britain the poor relation within Europe

By Patrick Sawer Last Updated: 2:44am GMT 11/11/2007

Britain's health-care system is a bad deal for patients here, compared with those in the rest of Europe, according to a new report. Although this country has the highest-paid doctors and the second-highest number of nurses per head of population, Britain was described by the study as "the poor relation" of European health-care.British hospitals have the lowest number of doctors and consultants but the highest levels of the MRSA superbug.

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