The problems of outsourcing

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There are a range of problems that have emerged in NHS services that have been outsourced. Here we collect examples since 2013 involving a range of non-NHS providers.

The number and scope of contracts awarded to the non-NHS sector (private and not-for-profit) rose sharply after the Health and Social Care Act became law in 2013. Many of the predicted problems from this marketisation can now be seen in these real life examples.


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