The World Bank, the PFI hospital and the destruction of a nation's healthcare system By Anna Marriott

7 April 2014 — OurNHS   

The World Bank promised Lesotho that its PFI-style hospital – the first in any low-income country – would cost the same as its old public hospital. Instead it is eating up half the entire nation’s health budget, while paying 25% returns to the private partner.

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NHS privatisation: Compilation of financial and vested interests

May 2012 — Social Investigations

This list represents the dire state of our democracy. The financial and vested interests of our MPs and Lords in private healthcare. Over 200 parliamentarians all allowed to vote on a bill that they clearly have something to gain from. Who cares that they have put it in the register of interests. This doesn’t excuse their interests, it merely highlights clearly why they should have no part in voting for the privatisation of the NHS. It is privatisation, despite the media’s continued use of the word ‘reforms’. The question must be asked. Are they public servants or corporate servants?