Given the recent push from the progressive arm of the Democratic party for Medicare for all, it is useful to look at nations that already have that model.  Dr Hussain Gandhi is a General Practitioner (GP) in Nottingham, England.  We discuss the UK health system and the pros and cons of universal state-funded healthcare for populations and individuals.    Aside from his practice, he is the representative to the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) council, treasurer of GP Survival, local LMC representative and owner of eGPlearning – which aims to support clinicians with technology-enhanced primary care and learning. Use the following link to find your platform of choice – and find out more about health tech, med tech, social media use as a clinician and more, or better yet subscribe to his weekly updates at He also co-hosts the eGPlearning Podblast – the UK’s leading primary care focused health tech podcast on various platforms here: