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Private contracts at the heart of the NHS crisis | Letter

8 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

NHS experts and campaigners including Melvyn Bragg , Ken Loach and Joan Bakewell call for legislation to end the markertisation of services The NHS crisis isn't just about lack of adequate funding. Over the last 30 years the NHS has been structurally dismantled under successive governments, leading to many of the serious failings that we are witnessing. US companies like Kaiser Permanente, McKinsey, Centene and United Health/Optum have been significantly involved in this, and in the delivery of NHS services. US-HMO style “integrated care systems” are now being installed throughout England...
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