Sir David Nicholson, the outgoing NHS chief, has said that the Coalition's health "reforms" are harming patient care because rules about competition stop trusts from doing what they want to improve services.
Meanwhile, Labour has pledged to repeal the NHS reforms. This means that if Weston is franchised to a private company, and Labour gets in, the whole thing will have to be unpicked. So the Weston Hospital Board would play it safer if they choose an NHS Foundation to take over Weston.
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