New report: private NHS providers increase fraud risk, damage patients

This is vital reading for anyone who has ever thought that introducing private companies into NHS service provision might ever be a good thing: It isn’t.
The intrusion of ‘for-profit’ companies into our health service means, by definition, that money intended to buy care for the sick will become company profit instead; now we see that there is also a huge risk of these private providers making fraudulent claims the patients have more severe conditions, in order to attract higher payment.
Despicable – and entirely unsurprising.

1 thought on “New report: private NHS providers increase fraud risk, damage patients

  1. Ian Jd Andrews

    oh gee we needed a thinktank to tell us that a private company would line its pockets at the expense of a government Organisation and patients ….but Nigels Golf club membership is due for renewal, so ….

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