Caitlin Moran's Ode to The NHS

An NHS waiting room. It waits for all of us, even as some of us - patients, carers, loved ones - wait IN it.

A dark cluster of trouble on an X-ray may have brought you here. Too few drops of serotonin; too many of cortisol. But now, this building, with all its people and machines, at the crossing point between primitivism and miracles, is going to try to guarantee that we all make it into the future we dream of...

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