Health

Plymouth hospital in ‘pioneering’ deal with private health company

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images A row has broken out over a deal which will see NHS surgeons carrying out operations in a private hospital. It covers all non-urgent orthopaedic surgery at Derriford Hospital, part of University Hospitals Plymouth Trust. A spokesperson for the trust said it was an "innovative" and "pioneering" partnership which would reduce waiting times for patients. But Labour said it looked like "front door privatisation."The deal,