Reference 2018-354

REF:           2018-354

Subject:       Private Patients and Overseas Ventures




  • Do you receive private patients from outside the UK? What percentage of total patients does this cover? From which region(s) of the world?
  • Does your trust engage in foreign direct investment abroad (practitioners/the trust engaging in overseas ventures, joint ventures, setting up subsidiaries of the NHS abroad…). If so roughly what percentage of your total time/work force is engaged in this activity? In which regions of the world?
  • If you answered yes to questions 1 or 2, in which area(s) of health care do you provide private services?
  • If you answered yes to questions 1 or 2, have you seen a decline or increase in private activity over the last 5 years? Do you expect to increase private provision of health care in the future?
  • What measures are taken to ensure that core NHS health services free at the point of use are protected despite these private activities?




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2018-354 – FOI request – Private patients and overseas ventures [105 kb] PDF