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How do pandemics end?

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Re: How do pandemics end?

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Crawford wrote: 22 Oct 2020, 17:43
Would privatisation and competition not put an end to all this?
Competition would be healthy but their drugs will be protected.


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Nockya wrote: 24 Oct 2020, 11:37
Crawford wrote: 22 Oct 2020, 17:43
Would privatisation and competition not put an end to all this?
Competition would be healthy but their drugs will be protected.
Only right as well but they could allow the drugs to be made in the far east and get them done cheaper.


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Re: How do pandemics end?

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Steve30000 wrote: 22 Oct 2020, 19:41
It'd put an end to free healthcare as well
Healthcare isn't free because I pay a lot into it but I get your drift.


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Crawford wrote: 26 Oct 2020, 10:41
Steve30000 wrote: 22 Oct 2020, 19:41
It'd put an end to free healthcare as well
Healthcare isn't free because I pay a lot into it but I get your drift.
At the point of contact, it is. Of course we all pay through tax, it helps people who can't afford it otherwise.

Isn't that good for everyone?


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Here's a thought, if you pay for private health insurance and do everything privately, I wonder if you can opt out of paying your contributions to the NHS.


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Crawford wrote: 26 Oct 2020, 11:59 Here's a thought, if you pay for private health insurance and do everything privately, I wonder if you can opt out of paying your contributions to the NHS.
I doubt it :lol: :lol:


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Crawford wrote: 26 Oct 2020, 11:59 Here's a thought, if you pay for private health insurance and do everything privately, I wonder if you can opt out of paying your contributions to the NHS.
Part of your tax payments, so unlikely..


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Steve30000 wrote: 26 Oct 2020, 23:18
Crawford wrote: 26 Oct 2020, 11:59 Here's a thought, if you pay for private health insurance and do everything privately, I wonder if you can opt out of paying your contributions to the NHS.
Part of your tax payments, so unlikely..
I always thought that was the NI contributions.


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Sunderland Nut wrote: 26 Oct 2020, 23:30
Steve30000 wrote: 26 Oct 2020, 23:18

Part of your tax payments, so unlikely..
I always thought that was the NI contributions.
It's still tax. That's what it's meant for, but I bet they lump it all together and just give the NHS what they feel is enough.


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Sunderland Nut wrote: 26 Oct 2020, 23:30
Steve30000 wrote: 26 Oct 2020, 23:18

Part of your tax payments, so unlikely..
I always thought that was the NI contributions.
It is as well as your pensions etc.


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