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Controversy over privately-owned NHS practices

The government's health service reforms in England have provoked huge controversy, particularly over the role of private companies.

The changes mean there are many new opportunities for businesses to bid for NHS work.

Ministers maintain this will mean better care and value for money, but critics worry that private firms will put profits before the interests of patients.

Adam Brimelow reports.

  • 27 Sep 2012
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