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Thursday, March 22, 2007

"Business" ethics in the NHS

"There's splendid news about the Health Service. It seems last year it made £95m profit from car park fees at hospitals. What an example of modern spirit and enterprise, and a contrast to the old "anti-business" ideology that allowed people to park at hospitals for free. These dinosaurs would never have had the imagination to say "Hmm, they HAVE to come by car as they're limping - we can charge them as much as we like."

Click here to read more of Mark Steel's great piece on the way that under New Labour's PFI schemes, the NHS has turned into an even greater profiteerer than Tesco.

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