NHS England to ban GPs from advertising private services

UK The Guardian

Move seeks to prevent further ‘blurring’ of divide between NHS-funded and private care GPs are being banned from advertising private healthcare services in their surgeries or from allowing for-profit family doctor firms to offer care there, amid growing concern that it is prompting patients to pay for treatments they could receive for free. The move by NHS England is intended to stop the divide between NHS-funded and privately paid-for GP care becoming even more “blurred” than it has been recently. Continue reading... …

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