September 2012

30
Sep
2012
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Transforming Pathology, the Serco way

GSTS Pathology, a joint venture between outsourcing giant Serco and King’s College Hospital Trust and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital Trust, describes itself as “an exemplar of public private partnership in the health sector”.

Serco CEO Chris Hyman described pathology as “a major growth area” at the launch of GSTS in 2009* and said his company, which last month posted half-yearly profits of £102 million, could play a “critical role” in helping the NHS achieve the efficiency savings demanded by the government.


26
Sep
2012
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Where now for international resistance to the corporate Olympics?


24
Sep
2012
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King's Cross Central: 'a crude exercise in social engineering'

In what critics have described as a “crude exercise of social engineering” extra limits have been placed on the number of families with children who will be allowed to live in the 500 social housing units currently under construction, while those with drug and alcohol problems or in rent arrears have also been excluded.


24
Sep
2012
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Vince Cable: Minister for Shell

In a letter to Cable dated 19 March 2012, Malcolm Brinded, (who was, at that time, Chief Executive of Shell Upstream International), stated Vince's role as “contact Minister for Shell” is one he “wholeheartedly supports”.