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The government’s controversial decision to go ahead with several co-location hospitals has drawn both criticism and praise.

19th January, 2008

The government’s controversial decision to go ahead with several co-location hospitals has drawn both criticism and praise.

Those in favour say it is the best use of state land adjacent to public hospitals and will ultimately free up more public beds in public hospitals.

Critics say it is a major step in the direction of the American health system which is only possible because of the generous tax breaks afforded to the private...

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