§ Ms Stuart
We are unable to say what expansion there may or may not be in private health care. That is a matter for the private healthcare industry itself.82W
The National Health Service Plan indicates a closer working relationship between the two sectors. In some instances the private and voluntary healthcare sector can supplement NHS services and it makes sense to ensure this is undertaken effectively. That is why the NHS Plan outlines a change in the way the NHS and the private sector will work together.