Health insurance sector reacts to NHS reform

PMI role during pandemic ‘ever more important’

Adam Saville
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Health insurance sector reacts to NHS reform

White paper setting out plans to restructure NHS England was published yesterday

Plans to centralise NHS England decision-making and shift power towards MPs were unveiled by Matt Hancock yesterday. Described as a "joined up" approach by the Health Secretary, the reforms are designed to remove bureaucracy and prevent the need to fund and provide individual care through multiple organisations.   The proposals include doing away with tendering, which sees private companies compete to win contracts to run services. It is thought this approach has often made it difficult...

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