This report analyses the government’s use of the private hospital sector to alleviate the burden on the NHS during the first year of the COVID pandemic.More Information
In the midst of a lethal pandemic, the government controversially axed the main public health body (Public Health England) and announced the creation of yet another bureaucracy, designed by management consultants with no expertise in public health. History shows that without a clear overarching strategy and laws, these ad hoc reforms are likely to further hamper the UK’s ability to protect the population.More Information
David sets out worries about how coronavirus is being used to suspend or ignore safeguards designed to protect the public interest. Originally posted in OpenDemocracyMore Information
This analysis maps the network of joint venture businesses between NHS medical consultants and private healthcare companies.
This report analyses the government’s use of the private hospital sector to alleviate the burden on the NHS during the first year of the COVID pandemic.
This report identifies where each pound that goes into the care home industry ends up by using a forensic study of the accounts of over 830 adult care home companies. If finds significant levels of leakage of money from front-line care, including to profit, rental bills and debt repayments.
Today the Centre for Health and the Public Interest publishes its evidence to the Inquiry into the actions of the convicted Breast Surgeon Ian Paterson.
This report looks into how the private hospital sector uses financial incentives to attract NHS consultants to work for them.
Despite promises to the contrary, NHS England still hasn’t even attempted to be transparent about its last round of contracts with the private sector.
Positioning the next stage of the pandemic as a matter of “learning to live with” covid-19 suits those who do not want to be held accountable for what has happened
The idea that the private sector is helping the NHS to deal with the aftermath of the COVID pandemic is a myth.
David Rowland questions the common perception that the latest Government’s proposals for NHS reform represent a turn away from private sector involvement in the NHS and the market-based orthodoxy in health policy.
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