The great NHS sell-off
Posted 04 October 2017
A government-commissioned report has recommended the NHS release cash by selling off land it no longer needs. Critics warn that a ‘fire sale’ of assets, including trust car parks and staff accommodation, is on its way
What do an air-raid shelter, a cricket pitch and a kitchen garden have in common? They are all on a list of nearly 500 NHS-owned sites that have been declared ‘surplus to requirements’ and deemed suitable to be sold off.