Taken together, the collapse of Carillion and the National Audit Office’s report on the legacy of PFI and PF2 should be the final nails in the coffin of the use of private finance to fund public infrastructure projects. But what can we do about existing contracts?More Information
Based on evidence from an extensive review of CQC inspection reports of 177 private hospitals in England, this report identifies serious risks to patient safety in the current private hospital business model.More Information
In the context of Brexit, attention must be paid to what a cap on migration means for recruiting and retaining the NHS workforce.More Information
In this report, we look at the less-than-expected growth in NHS treatment of private patients since the 2012 Health and Social Care Act, and consider whether the practice has been an effective means of generating additional revenues, and how it might impact on the availability of care for NHS patients.
Based on evidence from an extensive review of CQC inspection reports of 177 private hospitals in England, this report identifies serious risks to patient safety in the current private hospital business model.
This report looks at the significant profits made by PFI companies from NHS contracts over the last 6 years.
The June 2017 Conservative manifesto contained a statement which looks like marking the end of a long-running and highly charged debate about how healthcare should be delivered. So do we at CHPI feel vindicated?
This analysis identifies five key questions to be asked of each of England’s 44 Sustainability and Transformation Plans.
Jonathan Tomlinson considers the competing pressures faced by GPs in their role as gatekeepers to other NHS services.
It is arguable that Spire Parkway and/or its employees could be held criminally accountable for an offence under section 2 of the Fraud Act 2006.
Our take on the latest CQC report on Independent Acute Hospitals.
An independent investigation is needed into whether trusts are getting significant net additions to their income from treating private patients, and whether the drive to set aside yet further beds for private patients should be allowed to continue.