Investigation: Can you trust private hospitals?

A new investigation for The Sunday Times finds that unnecessary operations happen every year in private hospitals. And when that happens and patients try to get justice, they can find it impossible to get compensation. With NHS waiting lists thrusting more and more patients into the private provision, it begs the question: can we trust private hospitals?

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Guest: Shaun Lintern, Health Editor, The Sunday Times.

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