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NHS Property Services has made a difference but lacks teeth – NAO report

 

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NHS Property Services has made a difference but lacks teeth – NAO report

A report on NHS Property Services Limited by the National Audit Office finds that the company has improved data collection, streamlined contracts and done useful work to identify market rental rates.

But the government-owned organisation, set up in 2011 to manage NHS property lacks the powers it needs to make its tenants sign lease agreements and pay their rent, which has contributed to increasing levels of outstanding debt. More...