katy replied to the topic Private provision of public services more efficient than public? in the forum General chat 1 year, 8 months ago
For example, after some horrid experiences with the NHS, I pay for private medical insurance. I can assure you that the service I get under the private umbrella is far superior to what I have had on the NHS.
We wanted to get new slip covers for our suite (2 x large sofas and two armchairs) which was Collins & Hayes. They came back with a quote of over £3,000 just for a new set of covers!
I looked on eBay to see if there were any slip covers, and spotted that someone nearby had just advertised an almost new Collins & Hayes suite, far better / newer…[Read more]