Get the facts: Is the NHS being privatised?

10 December 2019

Where can I read the full text of the 451 page document that Jeremy Corbyn says demonstrates that the NHS will be sold off by the Conservatives?

This article is part of our Ask Full Fact series on the 2019 general election, answering your questions about the election, from claims the main parties are making to what …

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Where can I read the full text of the 451 page document that Jeremy Corbyn says demonstrates that the NHS will be sold off by the Conservatives?
10 December 2019

Is the NHS already privatised? Is it going to be?

This article is part of our Ask Full Fact series on the 2019 general election, answering your questions about the election, from claims the main parties are making to what …

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Is the NHS already privatised? Is it going to be?
7 November 2019

Paying £500 million more a week for drugs post-Brexit is based on a fairly extreme scenario

While it’s certainly possible the NHS could pay more for drugs after a post-Brexit US trade deal, we can’t say what this would look like until after a draft agreement …

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Paying £500 million more a week for drugs post-Brexit is based on a fairly extreme scenario
24 October 2019

It’s misleading to claim the Lib Dems refused to support an end to NHS privatisation

Lib Dems abstained from a motion regretting that the government hasn’t pledged to repeal the 2012 Health and Social Care Act, which extended health privatisation.

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It’s misleading to claim the Lib Dems refused to support an end to NHS privatisation
5 June 2017

Naylor Review: will the Conservatives sell NHS property to developers?

Readers have asked us to look into claims about the Naylor Review and its recommendations on selling NHS land.

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Naylor Review: will the Conservatives sell NHS property to developers?
5 May 2017

How much more is the NHS spending on private providers?

The proportion of NHS spending going to private providers is growing year on year.

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How much more is the NHS spending on private providers?
31 March 2017

What is the NHS paying for Private Finance Initiatives?

The Department of Health paid £2 billion last year in charges for PFIs on the NHS.

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What is the NHS paying for Private Finance Initiatives?
10 February 2017

UKIP and the NHS

In the past, UKIP’s leader has been critical of the NHS model of healthcare.

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UKIP and the NHS
29 April 2015

Clash of the manifestos: TTIP and the NHS

We factchecked what the manifestos had to say about TTIP and the NHS.

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Clash of the manifestos: TTIP and the NHS
25 April 2015

'Stealth privatisation' of the NHS? Private patients in NHS hospitals

We looked at whether the average private patient income has gone up per foundation trust or not.

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'Stealth privatisation' of the NHS? Private patients in NHS hospitals

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