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Reports & analyses

No safety without liability: reforming private hospitals in England after the Ian Paterson scandal

Featured, Reports | October 20, 2017

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.

P.F.I. – Profiting From Infirmaries

Featured, Reports | August 30, 2017

This report looks at the significant profits made by PFI companies from NHS contracts over the last 6 years.

The strange death of the NHS market?

Editorials, Featured | July 31, 2017

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?

Sustainability and Transformation Plans: 5 key questions for planners

Analyses, Featured | June 22, 2017

This analysis identifies five key questions to be asked of each of England’s 44 Sustainability and Transformation Plans.

What do the main party manifestos say about the NHS?

Briefings | June 2, 2017

This note compares the main health policies in the 2017 election manifestos of the Conservative Party, the Labour Party and the Liberal Democratic Party.

CHPI blog

London’s hospital and school PFI schemes

| February 21, 2018

With interest in a greater role for City Hall in London’s NHS this data blog looks at the extent of PFI payments in the city.

Counting the cost of school PFI schemes

| February 18, 2018

This blog extends CHPI’s existing analysis on PFI in the NHS to look at the education sector in England, and potential avenues for saving taxpayers’ money.

Fake news about the NHS

| February 12, 2018

Misuse of information in discussions about the spending and performance of the NHS is all too common: the future of the NHS relies on getting the basic facts right.

Lives at risk: The government’s inadequate management of coroners’ warnings about the NHS

| January 29, 2018

To avoid unnecessary future deaths we must ensure that coroners’ warnings about the NHS are heeded

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