"Privatising non-emergency ambulance services is bad for patients"
Across the south west, patient transport services have been transferred to private firms. But, a former NHS employee argues, the process has raised serious questions about their ability to do the job – and about wider fragmentation of our health system.
No more National Health Service
Sustainability and transformation plans are the Department of Health’s latest scheme to try to prevent the NHS slamming into the brick wall it’s accelerating towards. But are they going to work?
The profitable world of housing Bristol’s homeless
Bristol’s biggest provider of emergency family accommodation had been evicting settled tenants to turn flats into high rent emergency housing. We look further into the murky, profitable world of housing the city’s homeless.
Bristol firm profiting from housing homeless – by kicking other tenants out
Bristol emergency housing provider evicting settled tenants and converting homes into high-rent emergency accommodation More on this story: Meet the evicted tenants & Landlords doorstepped by...
Help! Help! To Southmead Hospital (via Guernsey)
Bristol is home to one of the largest Private Finance Initiative hospitals in the country. But what is PFI? How does it work? And how can we find out more?
Holding Green Capital accountants to account
In August 2014, it was announced that KPMG would be one of Bristol Green Capital's (BGC) private sponsors, alongside First Group. Details of what, exactly, this sponsorship entails are yet to be made public.
Award-winning Bristol novelist backs NHS children's health services campaign
Award-winning Bristol novelist backs campaign to keep children’s health services within the NHS, as private firms Virgin Care and Sirona Care are announced as the short-listed candidates for interim...
Investigation: Bristol's most vulnerable children face sell-off threat to services
In a surprising move North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT) have announced that they are not bidding for the contract to continue providing their current Children’s...
Millions of pounds of Bristol NHS money paid to private company operating in city for ‘doing nothing’
Mike Campbell of Protect Our NHS reveals the deals that see a company in Bristol and a Bristol MP doing well out of NHS sell...