Archive of Private Hospital articles

NHS patients sent for treatment at smaller private hospitals ‘put at risk due to unsafe staffing and facilities’ (Independent: 30 November 2015)

Bedford refuses to sign Circle MSK contract (HSJ: 7 November 2014)

NHS patients have cataract operations reviewed after private treatment (The Guardian: 1 September 2014)

Plans to overhaul west London hospitals approved (BBC News: 30 July 2014)

NHS watchdog says Virgin Care-run clinic put patients at risk through untrained reception staff (The Guardian: 4 February 2014)

Three private companies in running to take over NHS trust (BBC News: 23 December 2013)

Record number of private operations in ‘two-tier’ health service (The Mirror: 20 September 2013)

Stevenage Surgicentre: Hospital licence to be suspended says MP (BBC News: 20 June 2013)

NHS stops referring patients to private hospital after damning report (The Guardian: 3 May 2013)

‘It sounds like an upgrade. But being sent to a private clinic by the NHS can end in tears’ (The Daily Mail: 3 December 2012)

Care UK fails to process x-ray records of 6,000 patients (The Guardian: 17 April 2012)

Leaked report into patient death exposes failings of private provider (Pulse: 26 May 2010)


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