Labour to urge heath secretary to stop further privatisation

Ceren Sagir - 19 February 2019

LABOUR will call on Health Secretary Matt Hancock today to block private companies from securing 26 NHS contracts worth over £128 million.

The 2012 Health and Social Care Act requires NHS clinical commissioning groups in England to tender out any contract worth over £615,278.

This has led to an increase in the number of NHS contracts awarded to profit-driven firms such as Virgin Care... See more