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A coroner has issued warnings over safety at private hospitals after a patient referred out of the NHS by his consultant died following surgery. Businessman and father-of-two Simon Healey died from sepsis … Read more

The Care Quality Commission has rated an independent mental health hospital as “inadequate”, just 15 months after it was rated as “good”, and following abuse allegations being raised. The care … Read more

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The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch has warned, in  a report published today, that private finance initiative contracts and cost pressures could present a “systemic barrier” for trusts responding to patient … Read more

Pulse reports that, the grassroots GP campaign group, GP Survival, has called on GPs to boycott working with Babylon until the independent evaluation of its NHS service is complete and … Read more

A major issue with private companies being awarded contracts for the NHS is that private companies need to make a profit. The companies have owners and shareholders that demand a … Read more

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