Marketisation of NHS – should be headed off

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, supported a motion to oppose the introduction of a Government regulation which would have introduced the marketisation of the NHS.

The Government recently published a regulation on Section 75 of the Health and Social Care Act which would implement measures to manage the market in health care.

Mr George, a member of the Health Select Committee, had expressed severe concerns about the Government’s proposals. He had argued against and voted against the Government’s Health Act a year ago as he feared that Government legislation would “risk creating an NHS driven more by private profit than by concern with patient care”.

Pressure has mounted on Government Ministers and Mr George hopes that the Government will withdraw its regulation, go back to the drawing board and redraft its proposals for the handling of the market in health care.

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