Capita corporation threatens British health care

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Unite trade union members' blacklist protest outside a Capita HQ – Unite say privateers ‘short-change the taxpayer’ and services must be taken back in houseFrom daily News Line in Britain:

Friday, 18 May 2018

Kick Capita out of NHS! ‘Patients’ lives at risk’– NAO report

PRIVATE outsourcing firm Capita has ‘put patients at risk of serious harm’ a damning report by the National Audit Office (NAO) states, which the doctors’ union BMA said is ‘nothing short of scandalous’. Capita, whose share price dropped by 40% in a single day of trading at the beginning of February is under threat.

Unite warned yesterday that the NHS faces a ‘Pandora’s Box of Carillion-type meltdowns’.

Capita took over the delivery of Primary Care Support England (PCSE) functions in 2015. As a result services for doctors, dentists, opticians and pharmacists were all put at risk. The NAO report outlines a litany of failures while GPs have called on NHS England to strip Capita of the support services contract.

The failures include:

• Newly qualified GPs not being…

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