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Darzi denies privatisation of NHS

11th January 2008

Lord Darzi has rejected criticism that his role is to privatise the NHS.

Speaking to the publication GP, the health minister and surgeon said: “We are not privatising primary care. The independent sector is a partner in the provision of primary and secondary care services.? He said it could be argued that GPs who run their own small businesses were a pseudo-independent sector but he stressed that aim was about “providing high-quality primary care, with good access, to those who need it.?


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