The NHS is under real threat of privatisation, and this time the impact is likely to be very significant

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The reform of the NHS is now before parliament but is attracting almost no attention in the media at present. That is wrong. In effect the privatisation of the NHS is on the agenda.

I draw attention to this tweet and the links in it:

What is planned is a two-tier system. There will be basic NHS provision, but beyond a very basic service it is entirely possible that insurance may be required to provide additional services.

People need to wake up to this issue: the government is hoping that this will progress under the radar, and it must not.

I will be returning to this issue, probably many times