Two more stories about government run healthcare in practice: 

A dying mother last night became the human face of an election battle over the NHS. Nikki Phelps, 37, who has a rare glandular cancer, has been refused the only drug that could prolong her life. Despite pleas from her consultant, her local NHS trust says it will not meet the £100-a-day cost.

As noted at Secondhand Smoke:

And also this, from the Daily Mail:
As many as 140,000 non-medical staff, including porters and housekeepers, have access to sensitive NHS patient files, it emerged last night.

Well, President Obama said he wanted greater access to our hospital records to be centralized and shared, so get ready for the same thing over here…