- Private hospital
A private hospital is a
hospitalowned by a for-profit company or a non-profit organisationand privately funded through paymentfor medical services by patients themselves, by insurers, or by foreign embassies. This practice is very common in the United Statesand Australia. In the United Kingdom, private hospitals are distinguished from the far more prevalent National Health Serviceinstitutions. The Spire and Nuffield Hospital groups are two leading operators of private hospitals in the UK with locations around the country.
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