Health and Social Care: Leadership and Management

Part of Health and Social Care – in the House of Commons on 14th June 2022.

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Photo of Andrew Slaughter Andrew Slaughter Shadow Solicitor General

Operose Health is one of the biggest employers in the primary care sector. When it bought up 70 surgeries across England, including in Hammersmith and Fulham, the Government were warned that this would put patient care at risk in pursuit of profit. That is what Operose’s US parent company, Centene, is notorious for. Now that the Secretary of State has evidence of Operose employing half the average number of GPs per patient, and of not reading clinical correspondence for six months, what is he going to do about it?