As YourThurrock approaches its first birthday, we aim to incorporate news feeds and news items from around the globe that reflect issues that effect the people of Thurrock.
From the ReutersVideo youtube channel comes a stark reminder of what life is like without a national health service.
There is a keen debate going on in the USA at the moment regarding health care. Some say the “elephant in the room” is the 50 million people without any health insurance.
Just watch this film and the next time you grumble about the NHS, bear what you see in mind.