Tag Archives: private provision of public services

Tuesday

Greedy capitalists defiling healthcare?

Some would say that this is an ugly example of what happens when greedy capitalists get involved in healthcare. I suspect a more nuanced reaction should be ‘this is what goes wrong when the interaction between government funding and private … Continue reading

Posted by James Bartholomew Indexed in Healthcare and the NHS
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Wednesday

Why public services increasingly employ private suppliers

“My local foundation hospital charges the NHS £169 for a physiotherapy appointment. I can get a similar physiotherapy appointment at a priate practice for £45. The NHS could treat a a great many more patients privates if GPs were able … Continue reading

Posted by James Bartholomew Indexed in Healthcare and the NHS, Waste in public services
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