Suggested Answer Key
When was the last time you were ill? Did you go
to the doctor’s? Did you spend time in hospital?
Whenever we use the health system, and we
use it a lot, the services we use have to be paid
for. The question is, should we pay for them
ourselves or should they be free.
believe that vital medical services should be
To begin with, not everyone can afford
healthcare. There are people so poor that they
can barely put enough food on the table
without having to pay for extra treatments and
expensive medicine. A fair society looks after
On the other hand, medical services are not
cheap and eventually someone has to pay. The
number of elderly people is increasing and the
extra pressure on hospitals and doctors needs
to be funded from somewhere.
To conclude, there is no easy answer to this
problem but if we want to consider ourselves
as belonging to a society, we need to care for
all the community regardless of how much they
have in their wallets.