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Archive: private providers cherry-picking services provided

Bupa ‘harming NHS’ by offering patients “bribes” of £2k to use public services instead of private hospitals (Mirror: 8 April 2014)

MP says going private could undermine NHS (This is Cornwall: 18 July 2013)

DH publishes ‘cherry picking list’ and tariff details (HSJ: 21 December 2012)

Analysis: Questions over new cherry picking safeguards for NHS (The Bureau Investigates: 14 June 2011)

Myth 10: Private providers will just cherry-pick the easiest cases, undercutting the NHS (NHS Future blog)

Independent sector treatment centres ‘cherry pick’ patients (Health Service Journal: 16 November 2009)

Independent sector treatment centres: learning from a Scottish case study (BMJ 2009; 30 April 2009)

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