The CHPI welcomes today’s letter from the Secretary of State to the private hospital sector which aims at reducing patient safety risks across the sector.More Information
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 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.
Seventy years ago this month the NHS was founded with the promise that its care would be free at the point of delivery, and patients would be treated solely on the basis of need. Over the last few decades, both principles have been progressively violated.
As the NHS turns 70 there is great interest in comparisons between the NHS and other health systems, but what key points need to be kept in mind?
In the wake of the Gosport War Memorial Hospital case, Dr. Minh Alexander considers how free NHS workers really are to speak up when they have concerns about patient safety.
The time has come for the NHS corporately, and referring clinicians individually, to consider their own responsibility for the safety of NHS patients in private settings.