From A Medical Tourism Hospitality to a UK Public National Health Service Hospital in Eight Easy Years



Hay, Brian and Boterill, David (2011) From A Medical Tourism Hospitality to a UK Public National Health Service Hospital in Eight Easy Years. International Medical Travel Journal, 2011. pp. 1-4.

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Abstract

Considering investing in a medical tourism venture? Planning the next healthcare city? “Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it. This is a story of a medical tourism ‘white elephant’ that became an NHS hospital.In the early 1990s, a private-sector, purpose-built hospital designed to attract international medical tourists to Scotland did develope into a centre of medical excellence – but one wholly owned and managed by the National Health Service in Scotland (NHS), and not as originally intended as an international centre for medical tourism.

Item Type: Article
Divisions: School of Arts, Social Sciences and Management > Business, Enterprise & Management
Date Deposited: 28 Oct 2011 11:46
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2014 12:59
URI: http://eresearch.qmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/2579

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