Perhaps highlighting a new type of insider trading,  a new survey commissioned by BUPA shows that more than 55 per cent of NHS consultants now have private medical insurance. What do they know that most British people still refuse to accept?  Do these doctors go private because they recognise the filthy conditions in most state hospitals or do they go private because they know that having a target time of 18 weeks for an operation is absurdly lengthy and dangerous? NFR suspect most doctors go private because they want to receive high quality care and treatment in a timely, hygienic and respectful manner.