Home / Health & Social Care / Politics / Rolling news / Cornwall Council taking over the NHS? It’s more of a partnership, says the Doctor leading the revolution Cornwall Council taking over the NHS? It’s more of a partnership, says the Doctor leading the revolution Posted By theboss on 12th December 2017 12th December 2017 By Graham Smith Details of Cornwall Council’s plans to take over the National Health Service are to be discussed for the first time in public next week.… To view the rest of this article, please subscribe to Cornwall Reports Related Posts The Cornwall Reports Hall of FameHuge thanks to those who contributed to the Crowdfunding campaign, and/or made direct donations via… Cornwall's health and social care STP plans to spend £2m, refuses to disclose 1,350 emails, and says it will not be affected by elections23rd April 2017By Graham SmithHealth chiefs plotting to cut £264 million from services in Cornwall… EXCLUSIVE: How Cornwall's health chiefs hope real doctors, not spin doctors, will sell £277 million cuts29th June 2017By Graham SmithAn initial blueprint outlining the future of Cornwall’s health and social… Let full council decide, says Andrew George, as health inquiry panellists ponder their first questions6th December 2017By Graham SmithThe panel of Cornwall councillors tasked with conducting an inquiry into… This article has 1 comment Iain Chorlton’s description is all very ‘jargony’ and full of acronyms. There may always have been a theoretical divide between those who purchase and provide care in the NHS but it was ALWAYS public providers and not overly complicated by bureaucracy. The patient was always the focus. The introduction of the ‘internal’ market started the rot and now we have plenty of private providers doing the low risk, low nursing care stuff. This will just get worse under the new regime if it happens. It is a Trojan horse to get the tories’ privatization aspiration through. I can imagine the likes of Boots (who do not pay tax in the U.K.) and Virgin champing at the bit to grab the hernias, knee replacements and cataracts, leaving the ruptured aneurysms, COPD, complex mental health issues and end of life care to an overworked and underfunded public sector. Comments are closed.