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Letters Plans to sell off NHS land

Plans to sell off NHS land—ludicrous financial idiocy

BMJ 2017; 359 doi: (Published 26 October 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j4895
  1. J S Bamrah, consultant psychiatrist
  1. Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, North Manchester General Hospital, Manchester M8 5RB, UK
  1. jsbamrah{at}

Naylor and Chand debate plans to sell off NHS land.1 Three concepts underpin the Naylor report: freeing up public land to build housing to solve the housing crisis; new models of care have different infrastructure requirements; and the sale of NHS land will generate funds for the controversial sustainability and transformation plans.

This capitalist scheme will sell public land …

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