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CCGs 'urging GPs to refer to NHS trusts' against competition law


Perhaps a better question is why cant your local NHS trust compete with the other providers? --- It's a rather obvious answer. They have to take all-comers, and can't cherry pick the easy (and cheap) cases. It has always been the fact that some parts of a hospital subsidise other parts, and that difficult cases are balanced with easy ones. Pursuing this agenda will result in fragmented services and no big shiny buildings to send people when they are sick.

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05 Sep 2013

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