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Campaign to prevent the privatisation of Oxford PET-CT scanning service

Keep our NHS Public Oxfordshire (KONPOX) has written to the chair of Parliament’s Health Select Committee – Sarah Wollaston MP – requesting that Oxford University Hospitals Trust keep the contract for the PET-CT scanning service. NHS England is showing preference for private provider InHealth because it offered mobile scanners for Milton Keynes and Swindon.  Joan Stewart, a member of KONPOX, said NHS contracting is ‘a catalogue of failures [that] has led to great uncertainty and distress for cancer patients and clinicians, faced with the potential loss of an excellent quality and safe service at the Churchill site’.

Full story in Banbury Guardian, 17 July 2019

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