The great NHS sell-off
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The great NHS sell-off

Alison Moore Freelance health journalist

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.

Nursing Standard. 32, 6,24-26. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.6.24.s24

Published in print on 04 October 2017

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