Public hostility grows to private companies’ expansion in the NHSBMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f7218 (Published 03 December 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f7218
- Gareth Iacobucci
The UK public has become more hostile in the past two years to the idea of private providers running healthcare services, according to the results of a new poll.
The survey1 by Ipsos MORI for King’s College London asked people to agree or disagree with the statement: “As long as health services are free of charge, it doesn’t matter to me whether they are provided by the NHS or a private company.” The poll, which surveyed 1009 UK adults in October …
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