Our top priority must always be the NHS and our NHS patients. But in these harsh economic times, hospitals have to look for other sources of income beyond the NHS to make their services viable and sustainable.
That income from beyond the NHS will flow back into NHS care.
The expertise in the NHS is of great value to healthcare in emerging countries, and provided all the safeguards for the NHS are secure, we can bring benefits to patients here and abroad.
A leading doctor in China warns NHS hospitals will have to offer a level of quality and comfort way above the standards patients are used to
NHS hospitals will be asked to set up profit-making branches abroad with the money generated used to care for patients in the UK.