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NHS: The great health sell-off?

Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham is against rabid privatisation of patient care, but he might struggle to offer a convincing alternative

By Emran Mian  

Britain's love for the NHS runs deep, but Burnham must offer strong ideas if he is to counter potentially unpopular privatisation measures. © Scorpions and Centaurs

Who said what to whom? Andy Burnham, Shadow Health Secretary, has written to the Chief Executive of NHS England to ask that no further contracts for NHS clinical services are signed until after the next election, except…

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