We’re allowing the government to steal and profit from our ill-health, please read
Mark McGowan a.k.a The Artist Taxi Driver spent today on his hands and knees, pushing a toy pig four miles to Downing Street, with his nose. He made his art protest as our House of Lords full of private health investors, voted through their own pay rises by approving new competition rules.
What’s All the Fuss About?
The S75 Regulations form part of the governments Health and Social Care Act, the purpose of which is to open up as many NHS services to private providers as possible.
The new ‘Competition Regulations’ force the NHS to put all but a minority of services out for competitive tender. The majority of services currently run by the NHS will shortly and swiftly be turned over to profit making private healthcare providers. This is privatisation by the back door.
To make matters worse, the MPs and Lords drafting and voting upon this piece…
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