Mike Sales wrote:Remainers have been saying that a trade deal with the USA after Brexit would involve opening the NHS to USA companies.The US will want business access to the NHS in any post-Brexit trade deal, the US ambassador has said, prompting anger from politicians and campaigners before Donald Trump’s state visit to the UK this week.
Woody Johnson, who is a close friend of the US president, said every area of the UK economy would be up for discussion when the two sides brokered a trade deal.
Asked if the NHS was likely to form part of trade negotiations, Johnson told the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show: “I think the entire economy, in a trade deal, all things that are traded would be on the table.” Asked if that specifically meant healthcare, he said: “I would think so.”
Well they're going to be too late down here as our local private hospital has announced its closing.
Given I have been there several times via NHS it looks like our waiting lists are now going to get longer.