After the breast surgeon was sentenced to 15 years for performing unnecessary operations on cancer patients, Colin Leys considers what the inevitable inquiry could mean for private hospitals.Read More
Private hospitals are being used more and more by the NHS to perform operations. Because these hospitals are very different to NHS hospitals, CHPI has undertaken work to identify and assess the unique patient safety issues with this form of for-profit healthcare provision.
Dr Lorcan Sheppard critiques gaps in accountabilityRead More
Have lessons been learnt from patient safety lapses amongst private healthcare providers?Read More
Some reported cases of serious incidents or deaths of patients following treatment at private hospitals
A selection of illustrative casesRead More