Over-eating is a private luxury

Dear Sir, — Although I am neither a doctor nor a nurse, I would like to offer some comments and suggestions on the NHS. 
It is overloaded and it is a miracle it has avoided breakdown. But despite the dedication of the staff, it cannot rely on this good fortune continuing indefinitely.
Government parsimony, lack of coordination and increased life expectancy have all been blamed for the worsening crisis. But perhaps the underlying cause is the nation’s attitude and wrong sense of priorities. 
Brits spend money on private luxuries, which they have long come to see as necessities, instead of public services. 

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