Concerns over blurring of private-NHS lines
Fears are being raised over a blurring of the lines between private and NHS care after news emerged of GPs targeting patients for private work.
A York-based practice has written to its patients offering them a range of minor treatments privately, claiming they are not funded by the local NHS.
Doctors' leaders said this could be the start of a worrying trend due to the squeeze on finances and NHS overhaul.
Dominic Hughes reports.
05 Oct 2011
- From the section Health