Private sector plays valuable role in UK health system, says NU

The research examined the role of private spending in health and also suggests a review be set up to consider relaxing rules for patients wishing to “top up” their NHS care, a position adopted by the government last week.

Commenting on the report, Dr Doug Wright, head of clinical governance at Norwich Union Healthcare, said: “This research shows how valuable the private sector is to the UK’s healthcare system. Norwich Union Healthcare believes that the best interests of all patients come firs