I've found a series of short talks about different healthcare systems that it really quite interesting.
For those of you who know about the NHS and want to know if the presenter knows what, here is the (English) NHS. Seems right to me. Cheap and cheerful - even with the co-pay on outpatient drugs (not a phrase that is commonly used in England).
Here's an explanation of the French system, perhaps the best one in the world and hard to fault on any measure.
Finally, although it is first in the series, here is the US system. (You can also find Canada on the website if you want.)
What is interesting is to have the same person describe the different systems. So, if you want to know what the co-pay is on outpatient drugs in England compared with France, this could be