Like many European countries, the United Kingdom is facing an economic crisis caused by high inflation, which is affecting many sectors, especially healthcare.
Waiting lists leave many users without treatment. Crisis in the British National Health Service [NHS, na sigla em inglês] “Your Say” is the topic chosen by Sky News for the forum.
One of the viewers even surprised the host of the show after hearing worried reports from many people without health. The Sky News phone rang and there was Rod Steward on the other end. The 78-year-old musician wanted to make his point, offering to pay “10 or 20” or more treatments to anyone in need. “I don’t need publicity, I just want to do some good things, and I think that’s a good thing, because if other people follow me, I’ll like it,” he said.
The singer said live that he had never seen a “so bad” situation in the UK and made a request. “Replace the bloody government”, suggesting Labor has the chance to appoint an executive. “It’s a bad time for us in England, it really is. Change the bloody government… it’s so sad. I’m so proud to be British, I can’t stand it,” he lamented.
Worried about the NHS, the musician calls for the British National Health Service to be “rebuilt” with “billions” of pounds.
Health professionals in the United Kingdom are bracing for new strikes in the coming weeks and Rod Stewart is above all “on the side” of nurses.
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