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Petition Stop the Privatisation of NHS Services (for Facebook Users)

Health & Wellness  (tags: Britain, NHS, government, Jeremy Hunt, treatment, protection, medicine, humans, healthcare, health, ethics, disease, Body-Mind-Spirit, petition )

- 198 days ago -
For those with access to facebook, a link embedded within takes you to the petition. Please sign and SHARE over your social media networks.


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Leo C (315)
Monday March 5, 2018, 12:03 pm
Thank you for posting!

Sheryl G (360)
Monday March 5, 2018, 1:41 pm
Shared on FB. To understand why you don't want to privatize your health care you only need to read the story I just posted today The Price They Pay

Animae C (506)
Monday March 5, 2018, 3:24 pm

Roslyn McBride (34)
Monday March 5, 2018, 3:57 pm
Couldn't find a way to sign it, but Noted.

Glennis W (395)
Monday March 5, 2018, 4:12 pm
Shared on FB Thank you for caring and sharing Darren

Colleen L (3)
Monday March 5, 2018, 5:44 pm
Sorry I don't belong to Facebook. Thanks Darren

Evelyn B (61)
Tuesday March 6, 2018, 3:50 am
Already signed & shared - but good to get it up on C2NN!!

And I'm glad it's gained enough signatures for it to have to be discussed

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The initial reply:

Government responded

The vast majority of NHS care has and will continue to be provided by public sector organisations. Patients should be able to access the best treatments based on quality of care not type of provider.

Read the response in full

We remain committed to a publicly funded NHS. However, the private sector has always played a vital supporting role in the NHS, for example in building hospitals, in providing facilities management services, in supplying medicines and equipment. Primary care contractors – GPs, dentists, pharmacists – have always been independent contractors and are not NHS employees. The opportunity – not obligation – of NHS commissioners to use private sector healthcare providers in order to support existing NHS-delivered care has played a key role in improving patient choice, and in reducing waiting times. In such cases, private sector contractors have to adhere to the same standards of efficiency, safety and quality as NHS providers do, and for this reason the publicly funded NHS will always remain in the driving seat. We are clear that patients should be able to access the best possible treatments based on quality of care and value for money not the type of provider they receive this care from.

Department of Health and Social Care


Peggy B (43)
Tuesday March 6, 2018, 5:59 am
Signed with my UK address.

Melania Padilla (123)
Tuesday March 6, 2018, 8:33 am
I am on FB but it is only for UK citizens

Ian Crory (31)
Friday March 9, 2018, 8:28 am

Danuta W (1251)
Sunday March 18, 2018, 6:04 am
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