Independent Healthcare Providers Network

The role of the independent sector in the NHS: Busting the myths

28 / 04 / 2017

Throughout its history, the health service has relied on independent and voluntary organisations to provide care and support the NHS in a host of different ways.

This publication takes a look at the independent sector and dispels four myths on its role in the NHS.

It forms part of a series of myth busters on common misconceptions, produced to enrich debate on topical, sometimes controversial, issues regarding health and care.

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