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Anger at NHS plan to ‘privatise’ some of York Hospital’s A&E services

A petition has been launched protesting against the ‘privatisation of York Hospital’s emergency department’.

According to York MP RachaelMaskell, the York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust wants a private company called Vocare to take over aspects of A&E care.

Vocare is a private limited company “wholly owned company by the profit-making company Totally plc” said the York Central MP.

She said previous proposals to do this were put on hold – but the Trust is now pursuing the outsourcing, despite the NHS pressures caused by the Covid crisis, and the linked backlog in appointments.

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One Response to “Anger at NHS plan to ‘privatise’ some of York Hospital’s A&E services”

  1. John says:

    Totally irresponsible to even think of privatising these services at any time, but particualtly during the pandemic – which isn’t over!

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