2 thoughts on “Why the health sector is like a blocked drain, and how to unblock it”

  1. Posted 10/08/2015 at 11:34 | Permalink

    What do you think of the current system where GP commissioners buy services, will that not increase innovation?

  2. Posted 13/08/2015 at 06:31 | Permalink

    Kris – A good example of this is the techniques used by the charity, SightSavers International, who perform cataract operations in mobile units on a near production line basis at an average cost of around £17 compared to the NHS tariff which is typically in the region of £800. The NHS simply has no incentive to reduce costs in this way.

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