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Since the pandemic began early last year, NHS waiting lists – currently sitting at 5.6m, and growing by 150,000 a month, up by 20 per cent since the start of the pandemic and … Read more

NHS England has announced its intention to seek private hospital groups to help with reducing waiting lists. The planned contract could result in a spend of £10bn on outsourcing work … Read more

The number of British people opting to pay for private surgery has surged with spending doubling to £1.1bn in six years. Widespread rationing and long waiting times have driven the … Read more

There are a number of issues surrounding accountability, or rather a lack of accountability, for the non-NHS organisations that win contracts. Freedom of Information NHS organisations – trusts, CCGs and … Read more

Full story in The Independent, 21 September 2018 Almost one in three knee replacements and 20 per cent of hip replacements that are NHS funded are carried out by private healthcare … Read more

Full story in The Guardian, 31 August 2018 NHS bosses have urged hospitals to send patients to be treated by private healthcare firms in a bid to reduce the increasing … Read more

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