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"It is Having the Best of Both Worlds" Confirms Sir Stephen

Posted on the 15 August 2013 by Markwadsworth @Mark_Wadsworth
because of the benefits of being a charity which is really a business, and the sometimes almost equal benefits of a business saying it is really a charity ...
Sir Stephen Bubb, head of the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations (Acevo), urged Jeremy Hunt not to water down regulations that would encourage more private companies into the NHS. The regulations, drawn up as part of the Health and Social Care Act, which came into force in April, require local health bosses to put almost all services out to tender. When the reforms ran into opposition there were reports that they might be watered down.
So, "private companies" ...
Last night Sir Stephen said: “I unashamedly believe in a greater role for charities in providing public services and have actively argued for this. Acevo believes that a level playing field in NHS commissioning means that charities can step up to the plate to deliver a wide range of services ranging from hospice care to mental health.”
suddenly become "charities" ....

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