Following The Labour Party’s election win on 04 July 2024, Marwood takes a closer look at how the change in Government may impact the volume of National Health Service (NHS) outsourcing to the Independent Sector (IS). In this piece, Marwood examines Labour’s 2024 manifesto pledges around reducing wait times for elective care in the context of the current economic and social climate, as well as historic precedence. On the one hand, Labour campaigned hard on saving our NHS, implying a negative impact on the IS, and on the other they promised reductions in waiting times and lists for elective care. In this piece Marwood weighs these seemingly conflicting policies and examines the net potential impact of this change on NHS outsourcing of elective activity to the IS.

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