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The BMA report, Privatisation and independent sector provision of NHS healthcare, calls for research into how the growing role of private providers in the NHS is affecting patients and doctors. Private … Read more

NHS England’s moratorium on commissioning new specialised mental health services helped deliver new demand and a return to real terms growth for independent providers, according to new research. Market analysts … Read more

NHS privatisation in England has increased dramatically since the Health and Social Care Act was passed in 2012. The most recent official figures show that in 2013-14 the NHS paid £6.6bn to … Read more

The patriotically named Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) has seen a big opportunity in working with the NHS since 2006. The company has formed what it calls HCA NHS Ventures, which are … Read more

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Private NHS contractor ‘boots out patients before finishing treatment to meet targets’ (Mirror: 21 July 2015) Private providers of out-of-hours GP services deliver poorer care than NHS, research finds (The Independent: 30 … Read more

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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: … Read more

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 … Read more

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