Block private firms from landing NHS contracts, says Labour’s Jonathan Ashworth

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has been urged to stop private companies from securing NHS contracts.
A total of 26 health service contracts worth more than £128m are currently out to tender, according to research commissioned by the Labour Party.
Shadow health and social care secretary Jonathan Ashworth will call for a guarantee that they remain in public hands during a House of Commons debate today.
He will also hit out at Mr Hancock’s “privatisation credentials”, after he spoke in support of Babylon’s GP at Hand, which offers appointments by smartphone, and visited a private Access... read more

 
19 February 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 16
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