NHS reform could result in privately operated hospitals

A review lead by Sir David Dalton suggests companies could be contracted to manage publicly funded hospitals, for which he used Spain as an example. Currently, only one of the 242 hospital providers is run by a profit-making firm, Circle, which won a 10-year contract to operate Hinchinbrooke hospital in Cambridgeshire. The review, headed by Sir […]

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King’s Fund Economist claims useful data being ignored

John Appleby, the chief economist at the King’s Fund, announced the NHS is ignoring incredibly useful data which is cheap, relevant and easy to collect and sheds light on the NHS. This data is known as proms. They are respected and provide useful information, however since their conceptualisation, their use has barely progressed at all […]

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