Jackie Porter

Liberal Democrat Councillor and Prospective MP for Winchester and Chandler's Ford Learn more

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ACO’s: Judicial Review Court Hearing Granted in March 2018

by Jackie Porter on 30 January, 2018

What is an Accountable Care Organisation?
An organisation which provides healthcare- but it is a private company, not part of the NHS.
Many see it as back door privatisation. I certainly do.

A group of 4 eminent health professionals, including our own local ex-chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr Graham Winyard, and joined by scientist Stephen Hawking, has taken the proposal by Jeremy Hunt to use this method of commissioning NHS services to judicial review. You can see a full review of the position to date in this article in the Independent.

Jeremy Hunt judicial review organisations back door privatisation

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