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How Safe Is Your Operation?

Darragh MacIntyre investigates whether some private hospitals - and those working within them - have put profits before patient safety and care.

Jailed surgeon Ian Paterson profited from hundreds of unnecessary operations, but do his crimes reveal wider failings in Britain's private healthcare?

Reporter Darragh MacIntyre investigates whether some private hospitals - and those working within them - have put profit before patients. With thousands of NHS patients now being sent to private hospitals for their operations, he uncovers disturbing evidence about safety standards and patient care in parts of the private sector.

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 21 Oct 2017 00:55

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Role Contributor
Reporter Darragh MacIntyre
Producer Maurice May
Executive Producer Andrew Head
Editor Jim Gray

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