Health Rationing In England: Obese And Smokers Banned From Routine Surgery | Daily Wire:
"For those who extol the virtues of socialized medicine, and protest that it could never, never, ever lead to rationing, here’s a wake-up call from Great Britain.
Health care experts in Great Britain are warning that obese people and smokers will be routinely refused operations all across Great Britain in the very near future. The latest case in point comes from North Yorkshire, where patients having a BMI of 30 or higher and smokers will be refused routine surgery for over a year for non-life-threatening conditions.
That means standard hip and knee operations are out.
Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) stated:"