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Would a policy of ‘no co-operation with the private sector’ be sensible?
A new report from the NHS Partners Network has highlighted examples where the independent sector is working with the NHS to avoid delayed discharges of careReducing delayed discharge – where often frail & elderly patients are unable to leave hospital due to necessary care, support or accommodation in the community being unavailable – is arguably one of the biggest priorities facing the NHS.
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NHS confed.:  New report highlights ways the independent sector is working with the NHS to reduce delayed discharges of care

Ignoring political dogma, could it be cheaper to use private sector resources than employing agency staff in the NHS

Clawing back some of the ‘excesses’ of these contracts

Kings Fund:  Private Sector

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