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NHS services - Contracting out?

Title
NHS services - Contracting out?
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Feb 1983
Year of production
1983
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Duration
00:02:49
Description
Eric Green, chairman of the Contract Cleaning and Maintenance Association, claims that NHS domestic and ancillary services could be run more cheaply and efficiently by private companies. His comments come after a call by Social Services Secretary, Norman Fowler for health authorities to obtain estimates from private companies for cleaning, catering, and laundry work. Female interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Eric Green
Keywords
Government; Conservative Party; NHS; Privatization; Heath services; Cleaning industry; Domestic personnel; Ancillary health services staff; Contracting authorities

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