TITLE

Labour party will continue use of private contractors in the NHS

AUTHOR(S)
Arie, Sophie
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/8/2005, Vol. 331 Issue 7520, p797
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
States the UK Labour party wants to extend the use of private contractors in the National Health Service. Indication that a majority of delegates at the annual NHS conference rejected a motion for expanding privatization; The stance of David Prentis, leader of the public sector union Unison; View of Patricia Hewitt, secretary of state for health, that the government will continue its efforts to offer patients more choice; Comment of Frank Dobson, a former government official who says the private sector could cost the taxpayer more than service provided by the NHS.
ACCESSION #
18535175

 

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