MP: Virgin milking NHS for profit



Private health contractor forcing patients to book unnecessary extra appointments to claw in more profits, says Labour MP
PRIVATE health contractor Virgin Care has been systematically booking unnecessary appointments for patients to maximise its profits, Labour MP Paula Sherriff claimed yesterday.
Virgin Care is accused of making “double appointments” ahead of minor surgical procedures at a cost of more than £100 a time since taking over the NHS dermatology service in West Yorkshire.
Before the service was privatised, patients could immediately undergo small surgical procedures such as skin... read more

 
13 October 2016 in Editorial, Views: 44
Source: Morning Star
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