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Health bill could see NHS contracts awarded without tender process

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Campaigners warn new health and care bill could cause a repeat of PPE contracts scandal and lead to an unregulated healthcare market

Private companies could be handed NHS contracts for treating patients without going through a tender process as a result of the government’s shakeup of the NHS, critics claim.

The Labour party, doctors’ leaders and anti-privatisation campaigners warned that the new health and care bill would allow NHS bodies to simply award contracts for clinical care to private healthcare providers without considering other bids.

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from The Guardian https://ift.tt/3AD00g6
via Google News

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