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NHS Outsourcing and Privatisation

Part of Royal Assent – in the House of Commons at 4:17 pm on 23rd May 2018.

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Photo of Jon Ashworth Jon Ashworth Shadow Secretary of State for Health 4:17 pm, 23rd May 2018

In addition, hospitals have wasted millions in consultancy fees in setting up these organisations. They create a two-tier workforce because new joiners will not necessarily be on Agenda for Change terms and conditions, and they could at some point be completely sold off to the private sector. It is a back-door privatisation.