The quoted article below is about a study that tells an unpopular story about the British NHS. It's a story of relative success.
No system is perfect and there are many specific areas in which UK health services fall down. For example:
This is not the story you'll read in UK government briefing documents, or in many of the press reports. The right wing agenda is to break up the integrated, national service and bring in marketisation and competition. Their claimed basis for this is "improved efficiency" - this report reminds us that it is more about funnelling government expenditure into private companies...
I'd encourage you to read the whole thing.
NHS among developed world's most efficient health systems, says study | Society | The Guardian